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Re: Keynote/Boardwatch Internet Backbone Index A better test!!!
i see, so i am to understand you wish us to simply *trust* that your results are valid based on vague references to your methodology? hey everyone, i have just completed a study that indicates in some circumstances a 28.8 modem is faster than a DS-3! no details at this time, but i swear it is all true! On Fri, 27 Jun 1997, Jack Rickard wrote: > Mr. Black: > > That is not precisely true. How do you KNOW that the STUDY gives no > details, when you can't have possibly SEEN the study YET. You don't think > my logic is flawed. You don't know but snippets of what the logic IS. You > don't like what you see of a summary sliver of the results from a PRESS > RELEASE. > > Jack Rickard > > ---------- > > From: Ben Black <[email protected]> > > To: Jack Rickard <[email protected]> > > Cc: [email protected] > > Subject: Re: Keynote/Boardwatch Internet Backbone Index A better test!!! > > Date: Friday, June 27, 1997 3:53 PM > > > > the "study" gives no details on the systems used, where they were, who > > provided net connectivity...far from scientific. the sort of thing one > > would expect from marketeers. > > > > and just because overall system performance affects web downloads, does > > that mean web downloads can be used to accurately and meaningfully > > measure overall system performance? i think your logic is flawed. > > > > the net is not a big BBS, in case you haven't heard. > > > > On Fri, 27 Jun 1997, Jack Rickard wrote: > > > > > I'm not a marketing droid. But only a moron would think that overall > > > performance would NOT affect the download of a web page, which is > > > essentially what you are attempting to say. > > > > > > There are certainly other ways to do it. Approximately Internet User > > > Population raised to Internet User Population worth. > > > > > > Jack RIckard > > > > > > =================================================================== > > > Jack Rickard Boardwatch Magazine > > > Editor/Publisher 8500 West Bowles Ave., Ste. 210 > > > [email protected] Littleton, CO 80123 > > > www.boardwatch.com Voice: (303)973-6038 > > > =================================================================== > > > > > > > > > ---------- > > > > From: Ben Black <[email protected]> > > > > To: Craig A. Huegen <[email protected]> > > > > Cc: Jack Rickard <[email protected]>; Peter Cole > > > <[email protected]>; [email protected]; [email protected] > > > > Subject: Re: Keynote/Boardwatch Internet Backbone Index A better > test!!! > > > > Date: Friday, June 27, 1997 2:28 PM > > > > > > > > for an exmple of somewhat more complete and better designed > benchmarks of > > > > > > > this type: > > > > > > > > http://www.inversenet.com/about/backgrounder.html#2 > > > > > > > > note that they understand the numerous factors that contribute to > overall > > > > > > > performance. only a marketing droid could think downloading 50k > worth of > > > > > > > web pages is somehow an indicator of overall performance. > > > > > > > > > > > > b3n > > > >