Questions about Internet Packet Losses

Michael Dillon michael at
Tue Jan 14 03:02:20 UTC 1997

On Mon, 13 Jan 1997, Vadim Antonov wrote:

> In other words -- if anybody pretends to know what's going on he's a
> charlatan.

Unless they can present a fractal mathematical model that explains the 
real-world data. If we encourage more people with experience in fractal
mathematics to study the data, we are more likely to see such models
being developped.

> >If 30% loss impacts are noticeable, what should be done to eliminate the
> >losses or reduce their impacts on Web performance and reliability?
> a) put more fibers into the ground
> b) build better routers (want to invest?)
He means read the white papers at  :-)

> c) connect those routers to that fiber.

Michael Dillon                   -               Internet & ISP Consulting
Memra Software Inc.              -                  Fax: +1-604-546-3049             -               E-mail: michael at

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