This document presents some observations on "simple best-effort"
traffic, defined loosely for the purposes of this document as
Internet traffic that is not covered by Quality of Service
mechanisms, congestion-based pricing, cost-based fairness, admissions
control, or the like.
Working Group Summary
This document was discussed in TSVWG, but is now published as
an individual submission to the RFC Editor.
Lars Eggert (firstname.lastname@example.org) has reviewed this document for
[RFC3932, Section 4, Note 3; added 1st paragraph due to discussion in
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and therefore it may resemble a current IETF work in progress or a
published IETF work.
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