[Cake] diffserv in cake

Sebastian Moeller moeller0 at gmx.de
Fri Oct 30 08:40:12 EDT 2015

On Oct 30, 2015, at 13:35 , Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:

> publicly please for as many emails as possible.

	Argh, my old nemesis again Reply instead of Reply-All, sorry. It will sink in but habit change slowly (which for good habits is a boon)

> I will answer with that "diffserv support is totally new - wg's barely
> concluded”

	Good point. But that also allows us to come up with something completely new instead of modeling after older stuff that always kept some legacy compatibility in mind. None of the existing schemes make too much sense in a home network I believe, potentiay a wrong believe ;)

Best Regards

> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 8:29 AM, Sebastian Moeller <moeller0 at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi Dave,
>> On Oct 30, 2015, at 13:13 , Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I am still way behind on email, only reading things peripherally, and
>>> trying to keep to one subject per mail.
>>> I have never thought the schemes we currently have in cake for
>>> diffserv will survive exposure to what ISPs and other users consider
>>> the "real world".
>>> It was my hope, instead, that with ease we could add new models for
>>> how to handle diffserv handling along existing htb based schemes.
>>> I have long pursued every isp that I have contact with to talk about
>>> their stuff, and none have responded.
>>> We have not even tried to address vlans, for example... and probably should.
>>> However the API lets us add new models easily, and I am thus, certain,
>>> no matter what we deliver, that some big user will diss us as to what
>>> we got wrong, fix it internally, and end up with a conflicting api for
>>> whatever they deploy, and diss us for not intuiting their needs well
>>> enough. I'm prepared to live with that.
>>        Now I am puzzled, if that is our prediction we actrually should go and make the diffserv scheme configurable in cake, but then the discussion whether to expose target and limit are somewhat moot given how much ABI we will be committing to ;)
>> Best Regards
>>        Sebastian
>>> Dave Täht
>>> I just invested five years of my life to making wifi better. And,
>>> now... the FCC wants to make my work, illegal for people to install.
>>> https://www.gofundme.com/savewifi
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