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Re: Real Media and M-Bone feeds

  • From: Jeff Mcadams
  • Date: Tue Oct 05 22:26:20 1999

Thus spake Tim Wolfe
>On Tue, 5 Oct 1999, Sam Thomas wrote:
>> With multicast, if there is a large enough collection
>> of receivers to justify a cache, there will be at most 1*bitrate on any
>> single connection on the internal provider network. 

>You seem to be basing your calculations on the fact that all of the intended 
>recipients would be capable of receiving native multicast, which I haven't  
>found to be the case..

Well now, *that's* pretty circular reasoning.  :)  Because multicast
isn't widely implemented its not a good solution, and because its not a
good solution, it shouldn't be widely implemented.

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