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Re: links on the blink (fwd)
At 2:48 PM 11/4/95, Michael Dillon wrote: >On Sat, 4 Nov 1995, Hans-Werner Braun wrote: >> Just let me ask you, as a customer who fairly >> frequently experiences 10% packet loss between major Internet locations >> across major service providers (no mom and pop shops in the middle or >> at the end points), how would you suggest I deal with that? > >Uh... Ignore it? >10% packet loss is quite within the normal range of parameters for a >packet switching network such as the Internet. Sorry Michael, wrong answer. 1% packet loss is intolerable. 10% packet loss is all but useless for serious work.