[e2e] Question the other way round:

Dave Crocker dhc2 at dcrocker.net
Tue Nov 19 10:10:11 PST 2013

On 11/19/2013 9:07 AM, Joe Touch wrote:
> On 11/15/2013 1:42 PM, Detlef Bosau wrote:
>> Why do we need congestion at all?
> No, but only if you use circuits. But then you've pushed the
> "congestion" overload situation to the circuit setup time, and not all
> circuits will succeed.
> Or you could be omniscient ;-)
> Otherwise, you need to deal with the fact that sometimes two packets
> want to go to the same output port and can't, and you didn't find that
> out until they collided.

Given the complete generality of the question that was asked, is there 
something fundamentally deficient in the answer in:



In particular, I think it's opening sentence is quite reasonable.


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking

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