Marty Schoffstall (email@example.com)
Wed, 09 Sep 87 07:49:25 -0400
This paragraph isn't clear to me....
The algorithm doesn't work quite like that. In fact, the bit is
set roughly half the time, and all it takes is one packet in the
queue to set the bit. Setting it half the time has the result of getting
the most information out of it (information theory). So it is not
like there is a problem and then the bit is set to relieve the problem.
What is the algorithm for setting the bit then? When everything is fine?
Instead, the bit is continuously set to achieve a smooth and appropriate
flow of data into the net. I.e., we neven (hopefully) reach the point
where a transmitter is hosing the net in the first place.
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