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Re: Can P2P applications learn to play fair on networks?

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Sun Oct 21 13:05:06 2007

On Sun, 21 Oct 2007, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
If your network cannot handle the traffic, don't offer the services.

So your recommendation is that universities, enterprises and ISPs simply stop offering all Internet service because a few particular application
protocols are badly behaved?

A better idea might be for the application protocol designers to improve those particular applications. In the mean time, universities, enterprises and ISPs have a lot of other users to serve.