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Re: AT&T: 15 Mbps Internet connections "irrelevant"
JL> Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2006 14:02:13 -0500 (EST) JL> From: Jon Lewis JL> Maybe they meant that the typical end-user windows IP stack has small enough JL> TCP windows that when you take into account typical latency across the JL> internet, those users just can't utilize their high bandwidth links due to JL> the bandwidth * delay product. I wondered the same at first, but that's hardly "the backbone". And TCP windowing affects single TCP streams... with bittorrent and similar, people have found workarounds. Eddy -- Everquick Internet - http://www.everquick.net/ A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - http://www.brotsman.com/ Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita ________________________________________________________________________ DO NOT send mail to the following addresses: [email protected] -*- [email protected] -*- [email protected] Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked. Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.