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Re: The Qos PipeDream [Was: RE: Two Tiered Internet]

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Thu Dec 15 23:09:56 2005

On Fri, 16 Dec 2005, Randy Bush wrote:

> >>> ah-ha! and here I thought they wanted buzzword compliance :) From what
> >>> sales/customers say it seems like they have a perception that 'qos will
> >>> let me use MORE of my too-small pipe' (or not spend as fast on more pipe)
> >>> more than anything else.
> >> and i wonder who is selling that need?
> > the wierd thing is you'd think the telco would just say: "Well gosh, sorry
> > we can't help you squeeze 10lbs of poo into your 5lb bag, wanna by a
> > shiney new 10lb bag?"  or maybe you meant equipment vendors? :)
> bingo!  buy more, and more complex, hardware and you can charge
> more.  what they forget to mention is that income will get blown
> in opex and capex (with the vendors getting the latter).

charge more you say?? I need to talk to our marketting dept!!! :)

The world of marketting and sales is so incestuously intertwined among
consumers and consumee's ... it's an amazing thing.