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[ih] FC vs CC Re: [e2e] Fwd: Re: Once again buffer bloat and CC. Re: A Cute Story. Or: How to talk completely at cross purposes. Re: When was Go Back N adopted by TCP

On 8/22/2014 8:34 PM, Jack Haverty wrote:
> For example, the problem of where to put railroad tracks, and where to
> put railroad yards (and how big) to provide "buffers" for flows of goods
> is fundamentally the same as where to put packet switches, memory,
> circuits, etc., in computer networks.


In fact I recall seeing an article in the 1970s (IEEE?  Kleinrock?) that
was about queuing theory and the cover to the periodical showed a
rendering of a large railroad switching yard.


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking