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Application/Telnet objects generate packets in one of two ways. If the member variable interval_ is non-zero, then inter-packet times are chosen from an exponential distribution with average equal to interval_. If interval_ is zero, then inter-arrival times are chosen according to the tcplib distribution (see The start method starts the packet generation process.