Re: [httpstreaming] [conex] [dispatch] Q-HTTP

Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se> Tue, 16 November 2010 21:55 UTC

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From: Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se>
To: Ben Niven-Jenkins <ben@niven-jenkins.co.uk>
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Subject: Re: [httpstreaming] [conex] [dispatch] Q-HTTP
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On Tue, 16 Nov 2010, Ben Niven-Jenkins wrote:

> Please cite evidence to support this assertion.

Are you for real? You're free to say what you want, but I have to "cite 
evidence"?

> At least for the ISPs I have worked with & for the margins are pretty 
> thin and while Transit/Peering costs are not the largest cost they are 
> not insignificant. We saw large scale "streaming events", e.g. day long 
> sports event broadcast on the Internet, had significant (localised) 
> impact to the Transit costs and if they were permanent (e.g. your 
> average 1 Mbps / user at peak time) they would have made a significant 
> impact to the bottom-line.

Well then, your experience differs from mine.

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Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike@swm.pp.se