[e2e] end to end arguments in systems design

Lars Eggert lars.eggert at nokia.com
Thu Dec 6 12:38:46 PST 2007


On 2007-12-6, at 7:17, ext end2end-interest-bounces at postel.org wrote:
> I've recently noticed that RFCs can get published without any
> reference to how end-to-to-end reliability is ensured, even when
> it's extremely relevant to the protocol being described and the
> design decisions made for that protocol. This is not good -
> particularly when detailing a new transport protocol or
> entire architecture. Error detection and reliability can't just
> be ignored.

it sounds like you have a specific protocol/RFC in mind - can I ask  
which one?


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