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Re: Triple Play [was: CAUTION: Potentially Dumb Question...]
From: Sean Donelan <sean () donelan com>
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 10:27:52 -0500 (EST)


On Mon, 6 Feb 2006, Christian Kuhtz wrote:
If you're near real time, you have lots of options actually. And I
would contend that p2p can be efficient for broadcast distribution
actually.  There already are several startups doing exactly that for
large scalability.

Yep.  Lots of startups have lots of ideas.  If you are selling hammers,
you can use the same hammer for lots of projects.  But I'm not a true
believer in the hammer religion.

No actual end user (other than the geek crowd) will ever care that
it's BitTorrent or whatever.  Agreed.  But that doesn't mean a
bastardization of the idea won't run underneath.

I'm a terrible forecaster.  I have no idea how the future will turn
out.  Sometimes there are several ways to solve a problem.


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