audio/video again

Paul Ferguson pferguso at
Tue Aug 6 12:01:02 UTC 1996

At 08:15 PM 8/5/96 -0700, Michael Dillon wrote:

>How would you feel if Pointcast slowly backed off and increased the time
>period between updates, but at the touch of a key or movement of the mouse
>it would go back to the "knob" setting? Obviously a low volume data feed
>like Pointcast may not be that big a load on the net but the heuristics
>(which do involve human factors) could probably be applied to a lot of
>other things like video feeds that will be bigger bandwidth consumers.

I think this sounds fine, but I don't think you need an RFC to dictate
it. This would be a competitive advantage for an application, methinks.

- paul

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