[e2e] random early time-to-die

Steve Deering deering at cisco.com
Thu Jun 14 18:03:20 PDT 2001

At 9:39 AM -0700 6/14/01, Ted Faber wrote:
> >TTLs are already used for loop prevention and scoping.
>Oh, yeah, I forgot that TTL was used for network probing/monitoring,

You forgot yet another purpose, the one it's named for, i.e., bounding
maximum packet lifetime (in seconds).


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