[e2e] Question the other way round:

Richard Bennett richard at bennett.com
Tue Nov 19 11:59:06 PST 2013

Admission Control is pro-active in the same way that circuits are, as is 
differential provisioning. Last mile  broadband connections in the US 
have an average capacity of 30 Mbps while aggregation and transit links 
are much fatter, but the differential isn't enough to prevent congestion.

On 11/19/2013 10:34 AM, Joe Touch wrote:
> On 11/19/2013 10:23 AM, Dave Crocker wrote:
>> On 11/19/2013 10:15 AM, Joe Touch wrote:
>>> I.e., the opening sentence assumes that all congestion control is
>>> reactive. It can be proactive given the right information.
>> Proactive would be nice.  We should put more effort into /creating/
>> congestion.  Oh wait...
> Circuits are proactive (when everyone uses them) - you indicate your 
> needs in advance, and you use / don't use them based on the advance 
> reservation.
> Joe

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