[e2e] Why Buffering?

Christian Huitema huitema at windows.microsoft.com
Sun Jun 21 13:49:40 PDT 2009

> > Little's law (N = T lambda) holds in basically all scenarios.  It
> > doesn't rely on stationarity.  It refers to long-run averages, which
> > wash out all of the fluctuations.
> I'm not quite sure here.

The law certainly holds on all scenarios, but it is about averages. Remember the statistician who drowned in a pool of water that was 1 inch deep, in average?

-- Christian Huitema

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