[e2e] Are we doing sliding window in the Internet?

Vadim Antonov avg at kotovnik.com
Mon Jan 8 20:08:18 PST 2007

On Mon, 8 Jan 2007 sisalem at fokus.fraunhofer.de wrote:

> regarding the input about enforcing fairness in the network. I think
> that the painful experience ATM and ABR taught us already, that
> network based fairness enforcement schemes are theoretically great but
> practically too complex to be of practical use

The ATM problems are/were due to it's fundamental dependency on the
virtual circuits (and inability to route them at high rates), and having
the whole bandwidth reservation boondoggle as a design requirement.

FQ does not require either.


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