[standards-jig] JEP-0047 (IBB) Updated

Ralph Siemsen ralphs at blueairnetworks.com
Mon Apr 7 19:05:08 UTC 2003

Thomas Muldowney wrote:

> So how do we solve the seq mess?  The solution that myself and a few
> others have been suggesting is that packets are not sent with a sequence
> number, but rather a high resolution (millisecond) timestamp of when the
> packet was transmitted.

Assuming for the moment that sufficiently accurate clocks are available, 
how would this help you detect when a packet had been dropped?  IMHO 
there is no point to having packet delivery order guaranteed if you 
cannot also guarantee that all packets are received...


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