The Internet Revealed - A film about IXPs v2.0: now available

Alex Balashov abalashov at
Wed Feb 10 15:32:33 UTC 2010

On 02/10/2010 09:46 AM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> But one factual error for instance, a TCP session (a picture being
> transfrred) doesn't take multiple paths, that's just wrong to say so. So
> showing a picture being chopped up in packets and sent over different
> paths, well that just doesn't happen in normal operation.

But it introduces the audience to the idea that the packets *could* be 
routed over multiple paths in principle, even if it would constitute 
evidence of abnormal operation to have this happen within a single session.

I think that's the intended take-away, from a pedagogical perspective.

Alex Balashov - Principal
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