The point is that you can do the same with TCP.
> subnets (as calculated from RTTs and dropped packets). Web requests could
> be sent as small packets
No. To prevent wasting network bandwidth by packet headers, you should
use the largest packets you can, i.e. MSS = MTU.
> which routers can be programmed not to drop except as a 'last' resort (below
> telnet and ssh, etc)..
Nonsense. HTTP should _not_ be preferred over other well-behaving
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