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[Diffserv] I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-diffserv-pdb-bh-02.txt



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This draft is a work item of the Differentiated Services Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: A Bulk Handling Per-Domain Behavior for Differentiated
                          Services
	Author(s)	: B. Carpenter, K. Nichols
	Filename	: draft-ietf-diffserv-pdb-bh-02.txt
	Pages		: 4
	Date		: 19-Jan-01
	
This document proposes a differentiated services per-domain behavior
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.
The name, 'bulk handling' is loosely based on the United States'
Postal Service term for very low priority mail, sent at a reduced
rate. 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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