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- From: Michael Shields
- Date: Thu Oct 14 17:26:30 1999
In article <Pine.SUN.email@example.com>,
"Alex P. Rudnev" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > 4- what is the maximum distance between any two points in a autonm.
> > system?
> 40,000 Km / 2 = 20,000 Km. -:)
You assume that all packets travel a great circle distance, which
is not the case. Route miles can be much greater and can involve
trips to geosynchronous orbit...