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Re: T3 Latency

  • From: John Kristoff
  • Date: Sat Feb 17 11:44:03 2001

On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 11:00:33AM -0500, Paul Bradford wrote:
>    One thing I have a hard time explaining to some customers is that
> latency is one thing....  what does it tell me... it tells me that from
> one hop to another things are a bit slow.... the real important thing is

That is an important thing by itself.  While throughput is nice too,
latency, and to the same extent jitter control, are important to many
real time application users (e.g. gamers are a big category right now).

David Reed put it nicely when he said:

http://www.contextmag.com/archives/199907/TheGreatLie.asp

John





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