[svlug] Silicon Valley Wireless Linux Network
J C Lawrence
claw at under.engr.sgi.com
Thu Aug 20 17:11:21 PDT 1998
On Thu, 20 Aug 1998 16:50:23 -0700 (PDT)
javilk <javilk at polly.mall-net.com> wrote:
>> Why do we need a T1? It would be nice, but I don't think we need it
>> (Correct me if I'm wrong!). I envisioned people mirroring ftp sites
> Uh... isn't TCP/IP sort of a routing protocol in some respects?
> With no deterministic single delivery path?
> Don't we have enough people on the periphery who are connected
> via modems, etc. that we have an equivalent connectivity of a T-1
> Is this not, in effect, the way the internet itself works?
Yes, sort of, kinda (not as often as people like to think). The
problem is that static routing is utterly trivial to do and
available-bandwidth-sensitive routing is not so trivial.
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