[BXXPwg] Flow control - SEQ frames

Marshall Rose mrose+mtr.netnews@dbc.mtview.ca.us
Mon, 17 Jul 2000 10:12:59 -0700


hi. your answer reflects my understanding, i.e., the receiver drops the
connection.

----- Original Message -----
From: Steve Harris <sharris@primus.com>
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Sent: Monday, July 17, 2000 08:32
Subject: Re: [BXXPwg] Flow control - SEQ frames


> "Sarveshwar Rao Duddu" <duddu@vsnl.com> writes:
>
> > what is the recommended course of action if a sender sends frames
> > with sizes greater than the receiver can accept
>
> I asked a similar question: Does BXXP need a retransmission queue to
> handle non-ACKed dropped frames. Marshall said no. I take that answer
> to mean, "Ignore the window and suffer the consequences." If the
> receiver drops a frame, subsequent frames will violate the consistency
> checks and render the connection invalid.
>
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