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Re: 923 Mbps across the Ocean ...
On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Adam Kujawski wrote: : : Quoting Eric Germann <email@example.com>: : : > http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/internet/03/07/speed.record/index.html : > : > Comments folks? : : I'm going to launch a couple DAT tapes across the parking lot with a spud gun : and see if I can achieve 923 Mb/s! Yer gonna need a big damn spud gun... :-) Contest Rules 1.A minimum of 100 megabytes must be transferred a minimum terrestrial distance of 100 kilometers... scott : It would have been nice if the reporter bothered to mention that "Internet : speed records" are measured in terabit meters per second. An article : about "Internet speed records" that doesn't include the actual record, or even : a definition of the term "Internet speed record", is hardly deserving of : placement on the front of cnn.com. Slow news day? : : -Adam :