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

Greg Skinner gds at best.com
Fri Jan 4 16:18:01 PST 2008

On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 03:25:21PM -0800, Joe Touch wrote:
> One question is whether they were enabled to deliberately explore an
> experimental protocol in a widely-deployed public distribution, or
> whether they were enabled without that understanding.
> Another question is whether Linux users should know when they are part
> of such an experiment or not.
> If Linux doesn't tell users and/or didn't know this was experimental,
> then maybe they should. Whether they will or not, maybe the IETFers will
> put up notices that educate users as to when they've been drafted as
> unwitting experimenters.

Perhaps the folks in charge of creating these Linux distributions feel
the "standard disclaimer" (the software is provided "as is" ...)
justifies their release policies.


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