[e2e] e2e principle..where??....

Jon Crowcroft J.Crowcroft at cs.ucl.ac.uk
Sun Jun 3 14:40:24 PDT 2001

In message <Pine.GSO.4.21.0106032145480.4017-100000 at phaestos.ee.surrey.ac.uk>, 
Lloyd Wood typed:

 >>On Sat, 2 Jun 2001, David P. Reed wrote:
 >>> But the idea that something that is done in a 
 >>> distributed fashion is not against the end-to-end argument, if the 
 >>> distribution does not place the function into the network layer itself.
 >>Is the above an argument against multicast?

given many segments are broadcast medium, yo ucould argue it is an
argument against unicast (i.e. forward filtering in routers:-)
 >>all those negatives are making my head hurt.
 >><L.Wood at surrey.ac.uk>PGP<http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/L.Wood/>



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