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Re: BitTorrent swarms have a deadly bite on broadband nets
On Thu, 25 Oct 2007 02:33:35 BST, [email protected] said: > I really think that a two-tiered QOS system such as the scavenger > suggestion is workable if the applications can do the marking. Has > anyone done any testing to see if DSCP bits are able to travel unscathed > through the public Internet? Given the bad track record for PMTU 'frag needed' ICMP, ECN, and anybody in 69/8, 70/8, 71/8, I'll make the prediction that DSCP bits are mangled in too many ways to make effective use of them, and we can expect a 3-4 year effort to get stuff cleaned up before it works as intended.