[e2e] trading acks...TRACKS

Detlef Bosau detlef.bosau at web.de
Sat Nov 25 08:49:05 PST 2006

Jon Crowcroft wrote:
> so a very simple scheme for rate controlling the internet
> occurs to me based on the idea by christian and andy reported in
> hotnets last year in:
> "Using Packet Symmetry to Curtail Malicious Traffic"
> Christian Kreibich, Andrew Warfield, Jon Crowcroft, Steven Hand, and Ian Pratt

just a very spontaneous, perhaps stupid, question: What is the 
difference between "packet symmetry" and the well known principle of 
packet conservation here? Aren´t these ideas at least quite similar?

Perhaps, I just don´t get the clue here.


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