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Re: Ping triangulation

  • From: Peter Lothberg
  • Date: Mon Jul 29 03:42:42 1996

> They use the ping times to figure out which server would be closest.
> All the servers are not located in the same place.  The idea is that 
> european users may receive better service from a european server.
> 
> Roy
> 
> 
> 


The network topology and geography does not match very well, I would guess
that the network center of Europe is likely to be somwhere on the US
Eastcoast.

Only Stockholm have multiple international E3 links....

--Peter
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