Re: Autonomous System Sanity Protocol

Jon Crowcroft <> Wed, 30 April 1997 16:25 UTC

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To: Tim Bass <>
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Subject: Re: Autonomous System Sanity Protocol
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Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 16:53:30 +0100
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 >Just a suggestion, Noel.  The world would greatly benefit by a very
 >detailed technical book written by you (and others) .  

i have been trying to get some of the smart people in next generation
traffic management (intserv/ion/qosr etc etC) to write down what could
be done in signaling, QoS routing, CAC, shaping, policing, 
service classes....admission tests for each, utilisation for cell and
packet based approximations to GPS, etc etc etc.....

several publishers would give a nice advance for such a book.....
but it'd have to be out fairly soon......and be written by someone
with good style (rich stevens  is an examplar, imho)

 >that completely documents your  knowledge base.  IMHO., you could move on
 >to the 'next level' of the issue; and the 'world' would have a chance
 >to catch up.  Then your 'head banging' could be transformed 
 >into 'key banging'..... explaining to the more pedestrian engineers
 >the nuts and bolts of your intellect.
 >My guess is (apologies for the tacit barb) ... if Einstein could
 >convince the world the value of relativity physics, then is it
 >possible to move beyond 'banging heads' on scalable routing
 >on a global scale.