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Re: Will there be mbone ?
From: bmanning () ISI EDU
Date: Sun, 21 May 1995 09:05:32 -0700 (PDT)


On Sat, 20 May 1995, William B. Norton wrote:

Similarly, by noise I wasn't actually refering to "Managing the distributed 
MBone meeting" sorts of problems but rather the current state of the 
technology.  Splotches of missing audio and slow scan (and often missing 
frames) ofvideo make it very difficult for me to consider this current
incarnation of technology for transparently distributed meetings. I find 
myself just too distracted by these visible shortfalls in the technology.

This isn't a shortfall in the technology, it's a shortfall in YOUR net 
connection bandwidth or your service provider's bandwidth. Once the 
infrastructure gets updated with enough bandwidth, this kind of problem 
should miraculously disappear

Michael Dillon                                    Voice: +1-604-549-1036

Hum,  Thats a DS3 (Sprint) from HWB to an FDDI (NAP) to a DS3 (MCI) to WBN.
Sure sounds like a bandwidth problem...
There are others that will claim that the actual problem is one of resource
reservation and that the existing bandwidth ought to be able to handle the
level of use.

--bill


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