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TL;DR: can you connect to this website with an IETF experimental standard that hasnt been upstreamed into the linux kernel and only started using function pointers in 2015?

No.

http://people.netfilter.org/pablo/netdev0.1/papers/Shaping-t...




Be that as it may, it's available to apps in ios 11, so it seems likely to get more traction.


interestingly enough this is largely due to the ios subsystems use of MPTCP for siri. It also shows up in F5 products, albeit one must wonder if its ever advertised for use in genuine load balancing

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multipath_TCP#Use_cases


So what's the current status of the upstreaming work? It sounds like there's a good start discussed in the paper, in removing a lot of conditional and duplicated code and using some more cleanly separated layers, but that was two years ago, what's happened since?




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