The real bandwidth numbers.

Chuck Murcko chuck@topsail.org
Sun, 27 Jan 2002 21:30:43 -0500


Heh. Maybe P2P means proxy-to-proxy. 8^)

No, I'm not starting the SOAP wars again.

Actually border proxies might solve some of the latency problems of 
community wireless.

Chuck

On Sunday, January 27, 2002, at 11:33 AM, Adam L. Beberg wrote:

> On Sun, 27 Jan 2002, Eugene Leitl wrote:
>
>> On Sun, 27 Jan 2002, Adam L. Beberg wrote:
>>
>>> Enduser per-GB rates are coming.
>>
>> P2P with good local node discovery algorithm typically generates only
>> local traffic. I.e. ISP doesn't have to spring for routing arrangement,
>> and the customer gets excellent QoS (due to local bandwidth glut). So 
>> it
>> should be in the best interest of customer and ISP both to distribute 
>> e.g.
>> a hacked Mojo Nation which limits its scope of operation to e.g. for
>> T-Online to *.dip.t-dialin.net. Special peering nodes for P2P traffic
>> could be arranged, with dynamic throttling, to keep incoming and 
>> outgoing
>> roughly balanced.
>
> I can say with a great deal of personal experience that noone wants 
> that.
>
> The first thing people would do is modify the client and remove the 
> locality
> awareness to get around the throttling for one. Then some random port
> usage, HTTP tunneling because you have to... etc etc...
>