Re: Can of worms revisited


Piet Beertema (mcvax!piet@uunet.uu.net)
25 Sep 87 11:00:57 GMT


        ...have chosen an accounting fiction, the "segment" as a way to
        deal with variance in actual and in maximum packet sizes.
        The public network administration announces the segment size (in
        octets) and the charges are for the number of octets sent on a
        given virtual circuit.
Note that the accounting entity "segment" comprises
pure user data only, no headers and other stuff.

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	Piet Beertema, CWI, Amsterdam
	(piet@cwi.nl)



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