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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 22 Aug 2014, at 23:24, Dave Crocker <dhc2 at dcrocker.net> wrote:

> 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.
> Yup.
> 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.

I recall a similar photo on a special issue on fast packet switching in the late 1980s (or maybe very early 1990s) on perhaps IEEE Network or IEEE Communications.


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