Packet level accounting in IP routers?


Barry Shein (bzs%bu-cs.bu.edu@buita.BU.EDU)
Fri, 15 Apr 88 02:21:35 EST


Yes, but the problem is that those network elements cost the same
amount if you don't use them.

I dunno, there's something wrong with these cost accounting arguments,
but I can't quite put my finger on it.

Maybe that's it, you can't ever reclaim the unused capacity of a
network, all idle time is lost forever, so why charge someone simply
for making it not idle? Something like that. Back to the 1040...

        -Barry Shein, Boston University



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