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Re: Real Media and M-Bone feeds

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Tue Oct 05 09:14:02 1999

> Multicast is broken as an idea, period.  Now, why won't we
> just forget about it and spend our life doing something
> useful instead?

because, although it is getting less expensive quickly, transport costs
money.  multicast promises to reduce that cost near sources.

this is a better fantasy than the qos smokers who think it will effectively
get more bits into the pipe.