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Re: Real Media and M-Bone feeds

  • From: Patrick Greenwell
  • Date: Wed Oct 06 00:05:09 1999

On Tue, 5 Oct 1999, Tim Wolfe wrote:

> On Tue, 5 Oct 1999, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> > And wouldn't a cache box with multiple people watching "live content"
> > basically bring us right back to multicasting?  One stream to the cache
> > operator, multiple streams out to the clients...  Multicasting.
> Yes except that it wouldn't be reliant on X number of backbone providers
> playing nicely in the multicast arena to work and a provider could to a much
> larger extent retain control of their own destiny..

At the rate merger-mania is going there isn't going to be more than one
backbone provider in a few years anyways.... :-|

Patrick Greenwell                          
                 "This is our time. It will not come again."