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Re: Slashdot: Providers Ignoring DNS TTL?
Jay: In your note below you speak of 'moving on to something else' when PPLB comes. PPLB destabilizes TCP. It elicits erroneous retransmissions, squanders capacity and lowers performance. You are suggesting that we replace TCP in all the computers in the world? Bob At 01:43 PM 4/24/2005, you wrote: >On Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 02:00:48AM -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote: >> > Well, PPLB isn't the end of the world. But PPLB is coming, and the smart >> > people will be prepared for it. They dumb people, well, they're dumb. >> > What can be expected from dumb people? >> >> What you seem to be missing is that the *really* smart people will be prepared >> for it when it actually gets here - and will take advantage of it's lack of >> arrival in the meantime. > >And, the even more important extension of your last comment, they'll be >prepared to move on to something else, when it comes, and they can no >longer take advantage of it's absence. > >Cheers, >-- jra >-- >Jay R. Ashworth firstname.lastname@example.org >Designer Baylink RFC 2100 >Ashworth & Associates The Things I Think '87 e24 >St Petersburg FL USA http://baylink.pitas.com +1 727 647 1274 > > If you can read this... thank a system administrator. Or two. --me