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Title : Advice for Internet Subnetwork Designers
Author(s) : P. Karn
Filename : draft-ietf-pilc-link-design-11.txt
Pages : 21
Date : 06-May-02
This document provides advice to the designers of digital
communication equipment, link-layer protocols and packet-switched
subnetworks (collectively referred to as subnetworks) who wish to
support the Internet protocols but who may be unfamiliar with
Internet architecture and the implications of their design choices on
the performance and efficiency of the Internet.
This document represents a consensus of the members of the IETF
Performance Implications of Link Characteristics (PILC) working
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