errata (DECBIT)

Paul Tsuchiya (
Wed, 9 Sep 87 08:51:48 EDT

This from Charles Hedrick, who was kind enough to not broadcast it:

> Are you sure? As I recall, the DEC bit is set by any router when the
> queue has more than one item in it. I didn't think the RTT was involved.
> It's main disadvantage seemed to be that its resolution wasn't very good,
> so a large number of simultaneous connections could confuse it.

Right you are. I don't know how the idea of RTT got into my head.
(Actually I do, but I don't want to say).

So much for my spiffy job offer from DEC. How about a lawsuit instead.

        Paul Tsuchiya
        The MITRE Corp.

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