Re: [ssm] msnip status

Matthias Waehlisch <mw@fhtw-berlin.de> Thu, 20 October 2005 10:29 UTC

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Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 12:29:11 +0200
From: Matthias Waehlisch <mw@fhtw-berlin.de>
To: Pekka Savola <pekkas@netcore.fi>
Subject: Re: [ssm] msnip status
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hi,

On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Pekka Savola wrote:

> I'm having difficulty understanding the (relative) importance of a sender
> being able to stay quiet if there are no receivers.  The waste of bandwidth
> and processing power at the DR (who'd just discard the traffic) doesn't seem
> to be sufficiently concinving at least in the scenarios I have in mind.
> 
  but if you change the focus to the sender the importance of saving e.g. 
processing power is increasing, especially if you think about 'small' 
mobile devices.

  also there were some ideas to use MSNIP for mobile multicast.

cheers
  matthias

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