To Share rather than To Pay

A very short presentation, in five points:

Applications can adapt

To variable delay: To packet losses: To congestion:

Applications should adapt

Variable networking conditions Reasons to adapt Network conscious applications

All users are equal

Priviledges of reservation Opposition to equality ? What of open heart surgery ?

Limited role for reservation

Credit card in the slot Equal share per user

Networks should be simple

Bandwidth Galore ? Constrained channel ?
Christian Huitema
INRIA Sophia-Antipolis