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Re: [dist-obj] Seven Fallacies Reference
> > > Some of us have to live in the real world.
> > Where things like TCP do not exist ?
> My last reply maybe too short. Working on ad hoc mobility, I often ran into
> the questions like "are you using TCP/IP"?
> Isn't that TCP reliable?". The answer is, the reliability of TCp is based on
> its own assumptions, and those assumptions sometimes broke in real life. And
> not all people are aware of that.... Maybe another fallacy like "TCP is
> reliable." :-)
> I see it is under the category of "the network is reliable", so didn't bring
> it up. Glad you guys brought it up. :-)
A Comparison of Mechanisms for Improving TCP Performance over Wireless Links.
Hari Balakrishnan, Venkat Padmanabhan, Srinivasan Seshan, and Randy H. Katz.
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, December 1997.
Better still, read Hari's thesis -- it won the best doctoral dissertation
award a couple of years back.
If you are talking about adhoc networks i.e. bluetooth -- then bluetooth
itself is reliable, thats what L2CAP layer does --- is that a real world
system now ?
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