links on the blink (fwd)

Michael Dillon michael at
Wed Nov 8 22:50:58 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.

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