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Re: Can P2P applications learn to play fair on networks?
On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 12:55:08PM +1300, Simon Lyall wrote: > On Sun, 21 Oct 2007, Sean Donelan wrote: > > Its not just the greedy commercial ISPs, its also universities, > > non-profits, government, co-op, etc networks. It doesn't seem to matter > > if the network has 100Mbps user connections or 128Kbps user connection, > > they all seem to be having problems with these particular applications. > > I'm going to call bullshit here. > > The problem is that the customers are using too much traffic for what is > provisioned. If those same customers were doing the same amount of traffic > via NNTP, HTTP or FTP downloads then you would still be seeing the same > problem and whining as much  . There is significant protocol behavior differences between BT and FTP. Hint - downloads are not the Problem. -- RSUC / GweepNet / Spunk / FnB / Usenix / SAGE