Opened 8 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#27 closed defect (fixed)

"Scavenger" terminology

Reported by: acooper@… Owned by: acooper@…
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: concepts-uses Version:
Severity: - Keywords:


From SM's appsdir review:

In Section 3.3:

"They may even penalize users of applications that employ

scavenger services for the large amount of volume they send, rather
than rewarding them for carefully avoiding congestion while sending

What are "scavenger services"?

"While the volume-based approach described in Comcast's Protocol-

Agnostic Congestion Management System [RFC6057] aims to overcome the
over/under-constraining problem by only measuring volume and
triggering traffic management action during periods of high
utilization, it still does not provide incentives to use scavenger
transports because congestion-causing volume cannot be distinguished
from volume overall."

What are "scavenger transports"?

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by acooper@…

  • Owner changed from draft-ietf-conex-concepts-uses@… to acooper@…
  • Status changed from new to assigned

Will change the one instance of "scavenger services" to "scavenger transports," although I think we do a fine job of defining the term in 3.2.

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by acooper@…

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed
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