[rfc-dist] RFC 3662 on A Lower Effort Per-Domain Behavior (PDB) for Differentiated Services

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        RFC 3662

        Title:      A Lower Effort Per-Domain Behavior (PDB) for
                    Differentiated Services
        Author(s):  R. Bless, K. Nichols, K. Wehrle
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       December 2003
        Mailbox:    bless@tm.uka.de, knichols@ieee.org,
                    Klaus.Wehrle@uni-tuebingen.de
        Pages:      17
        Characters: 39029
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-bless-diffserv-pdb-le-01.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3662.txt


This document proposes a differentiated services per-domain behavior
(PDB) whose traffic may be "starved" (although starvation is not
strictly required) in a properly functioning network.  This is in
contrast to the Internet's "best-effort" or "normal Internet traffic"
model, where prolonged starvation indicates network problems.  In this
sense, the proposed PDB's traffic is forwarded with a "lower" priority
than the normal "best-effort" Internet traffic, thus the PDB is
called "Lower Effort" (LE).  Use of this PDB permits a network
operator to strictly limit the effect of its traffic on
"best-effort"/"normal" or all other Internet traffic.  This document
gives some example uses, but does not propose constraining the PDB's
use to any particular type of traffic.

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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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