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SubjectRe: RFC: per-socket statistics on received/dropped packets
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Lincoln Dale <ltd@cisco.com> said:

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> but seeing as a HTTP cache is in essence glueing two TCP connections
> togethers, whats to say that the client wouldn't have had the TCP
> retransmissions in the first place? all i'm talking about is ensuring that
> application "accounting" information is accurate.

Strange charging model, if you ask me. If "somebody" hogs the connection,
causing my data streams to need retransmissions, I get charged. If I happen
to surf to <http://www.some.exciting.site.org> as the first customer today,
I get charged, everybody else gets it for free off the cache.
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