[e2e] random early time-to-die
J.Crowcroft at cs.ucl.ac.uk
Fri Jun 15 00:57:14 PDT 2001
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Steve Deering typed:
>>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).
right - so all i was doing was making the resource definition more
flexible - the seconds and hop values are very arbitrary...i dont
think i "overloaded" anyhing more than it was already:-)
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