links on the blink (fwd)

Hans-Werner Braun hwb at
Wed Nov 8 21:40:12 UTC 1995

>On Wed, 8 Nov 1995, Hans-Werner Braun wrote:
>> A constant 10% packet loss (or any constant packet loss) means that the
>> network is underprovisioned.
>> These aggregations result in some degree of
>> steady state, but also burst behavior, which even in a well designed
>  ^^^^^^^^^^^^
>People who have analyzed Internet traffic would disagree with that 
>statement. The traffic patterns on the Internet do not appear to converge 
>on a steady state when multiple packet streams are aggregated.

you're the greatest expert around here, obviously.

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