[e2e] Is the end to end paradigm appropriate for congestion control?

Richard Bennett richard at bennett.com
Tue Nov 12 14:44:17 PST 2013

The arithmetic on the size of bits on a network is pretty interesting. 
At 1 Mpbs, a bit is 300m long, at 1 Gbps it's .3m, etc. So those old 
ring systems never had more than one token circulating at a time, but I 
saw 100 presentations that showed several in the network at the same time.

On 11/11/2013 11:19 PM, Jon Crowcroft wrote:
> and of course, any LAN tech has to start receiveing bits before you
> finish sending them....  (unless you choose the cambridge ring model
> with 16 bit minipackets - a precursor to atm)

Richard Bennett
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