[e2e] time for a presentation layer?
steph at cs.uchicago.edu
Wed Jun 20 13:02:56 PDT 2001
> TCP should concentrate on issues of reliable end2end transfer and
> just that.
I thot this thread got launched as a result of a vague sense that the
transport should NOT provide reliable transfer. It was suggested that
reliability would be an undue burden on applications that don't need
pick-your-favorite level of reliability. It was also suggested that
applications that care about reliability would be foolish not to
implement their own reliability mechanisms at the application layer
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