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Re: Imminent Death of the Internet, GIF at 11

Simon Spero writes:
> Remember, though - TCPs initial estimate of the congestion window is 
> never less than one packet, large numbers of opening connections can 
> still (I think) lead to congestion collapse. It can defnitely get close 
> to it.

Sure. TCP, especially without SACK but even with such schemes, more or
less requires an average of no less than one packet per RTT. However,
the other half of what I said is that bandwidth *is* rising.