The name "Sync-TCP" is actually a misnomer - the developers initially assumed synchronized clocks between the two TCP endpoints, but it turns out that this isn't actually required by the protocol.
Delay-based early congestion detection and adaptation in TCP: impact on web performance, M.C. Weigle, K. Jeffay, F. Donelson Smith, to appear in: Computer Communications. Preprint: Unable to render embedded object: File (www.cs.odu.edu/~mweigle/papers/comcom05-preprint.pdf) not found.
- Sync-TCP in high-speed environments, A. Khan, D.M. Shah, Z. Xu, Proc. 43rd annual ACM Southeast Regional Conference, Vol. 2, 2005 - ACM portal
- _posting about Sync-TCP to the ICCRG Mailing List, M. Weigle, November 2006.
-- Main.SimonLeinen - 22 Nov 2006