UDP vs. TCP distribution [was: Re: [e2e] Can feedback be
karir at wam.umd.edu
Tue Mar 6 07:38:31 PST 2001
On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Sean Doran wrote:
> P.S.: Peter Lothberg & I like to argue how QoS stuff can be done in
> various interrelated networks which generally offer only "platinum"
> quality service (zero average queue length, zero drops most of the time)
> can offer lower-quality (gold, silver, bronze, lead, barbed wire) at
> more market-competitive prices when there is demand. The idea is to
> put up a web page where the customer can dial a flavour, such as moving
> a slide-bar between 0-100% drop probability, and one that lengthens
> and thickens the tail of one-way delays at the interface facing the
> customer. While turning the knobs, one would also see the list
> price change -- worse quality -> lower pricing. Prese here when satisfied.
> (We also like the idea of having pre-build "profiles". Click here for
> network XYZ's observed level of service, price is 5% less than network
> XYZ's list, that kind of thing).
> There is apparently a decades-long history of doing this in the X.25 world.
I think something similar to this was done under the INDEX project at
berkeley, the paper is at:
though the web site for the project iteself does'nt seem to exist
anymore or has moved...
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