hot-potato routing

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hot potato, a game in which an object is passed on as soon as it is received, + routing.

NounEdit

hot-potato routing (usually uncountable, plural hot-potato routings)

  1. (networks) A style of routing network traffic in which packets are forwarded to any available neighbour immediately as opposed to being buffered until the optimum path to the destination is usable.

SynonymsEdit

  • deflection routing
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 20:34