Re: [Spud] Middlebox to middlebox declarations in SPUD?

"Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)" <jhildebr@cisco.com> Mon, 09 March 2015 21:30 UTC

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From: "Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr)" <jhildebr@cisco.com>
To: Szilveszter Nadas <Szilveszter.Nadas@ericsson.com>, "spud@ietf.org" <spud@ietf.org>
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On 3/6/15, 8:59 AM, "Szilveszter Nadas" <Szilveszter.Nadas@ericsson.com> wrote:

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>Philosophically, we could look at the user/OS as a middlebox in this scenario. In that case some it is easier to find middlebox to middlebox use cases. If this philosophy is applied it might also be easier to solve these questions.

That feels right to me.  Similarly, as I've been prototyping, I was worried about what to do with packets I missed, since the OS isn't queueing for me.  Once I started thinking about those packets as just lost on a different segment of the path, I stopped worrying about them.

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Joe Hildebrand