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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bmwg WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Jamshid Mahdavi , Dr. Vern Paxson
Last updated 1996-11-27
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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Connectivity is the basic stuff from which the Internet is made. Therefore, metrics determining whether pairs of hosts (IP addresses) can reach each other must form the base of a measurement suite. We define several such metrics, some of which serve mainly as building blocks for the others.


Jamshid Mahdavi
Dr. Vern Paxson

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