[e2e] QoS vs Bandwidth Overprovisioning

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Tue Apr 24 18:00:25 PDT 2001

agree whole-heartedly.  for example, transatlantic bandwidth fell by a
factor of about 150 (yes, i meant FACTOR, i.e to 0.6667%!) in the last
four years).

but you omit the costs of deploying qos, whatever the heck that means,
in terms of reliability and predictability (absolutely critical),
inter-provider business models, ...

and a quibble.  i suspect more wannabe-tier1 isps pay sprint for routes
than uunet.  but make it simple, how about "pays no other provider for


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