[e2e] Policing TCP flows
minshall at acm.org
Fri Jun 21 07:53:13 PDT 2002
(i'm using "shaping" to mean "by the router", rather than "pacing", by which i
would mean "by the end host".)
here's a way to think of it: shaping means delaying; delaying means
increasing the RTT.
(here's another way to think of it: shaping means slowing down the rate at
which bits are injected into the pipe; slowing down means decreasing the
it's been a while since i've looked at this. i think my feeling at the time
was that one needed to decide on a "reasonable" window size, and be prepared
to hold on to that many packets in the shaping device. 2 packets doesn't seem
reasonable, but i don't remember how many packets i buffered in my
experiments. it could have been as many as 64.
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