Keynote/Boardwatch Internet Backbone Index A better test!!!

Jack Rickard jack.rickard at
Fri Jun 27 18:49:55 UTC 1997

I'm not a marketing droid.  But only a moron would think that overall
performance would NOT affect the download of a web page, which is
essentially what you are attempting to say.

There are certainly other ways to do it.  Approximately Internet User
Population raised to Internet User Population worth.

Jack RIckard

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> From: Ben Black <black at>
> To: Craig A. Huegen <c-huegen at>
> Cc: Jack Rickard <jack.rickard at>; Peter Cole
<Peter.Cole at>; nanog at; marketing at
> Subject: Re: Keynote/Boardwatch Internet Backbone Index A better test!!!
> Date: Friday, June 27, 1997 2:28 PM
> for an exmple of somewhat more complete and better designed benchmarks of

> this type:
> note that they understand the numerous factors that contribute to overall

> performance.  only a marketing droid could think downloading 50k worth of

> web pages is somehow an indicator of overall performance.
> b3n

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