[e2e] NDDI & OpenFlow

bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Thu Apr 28 12:08:11 PDT 2011

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 09:33:35AM -0700, Bob Braden wrote:
> On 4/27/2011 1:08 PM, A.B. Jr. wrote:
> >
> >I think that if end systems become able to dynamically reconfigure the 
> >network to suit their needs, this can change many of the assumptions 
> >made by present days e2e protocols, rendering some parts of them 
> >unnecessary, and other parts insufficient.
> >
> > abj
> >
> >
> What a GREAT idea. I don't know why we never thought of it. As a 
> starter, I would like my end system to reconfigure the network to give 
> me all the available bandwidth and to drop none of my packets.  So, that 
> gets rid of the "fairness" assumption of present day E2E protocols and 
> avoids the messiness of statistical multiplexing.
> Bob Braden

	thought it had been done already...  


	or more generally...


	but I've been wrong before.


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