Is anyone actually USING IP QoS?

Hank Nussbacher hank at
Tue May 18 08:20:44 UTC 1999

At 00:01 18/05/99 -0700, Vadim Antonov wrote:
>Actually, the cost of undersea capacity is smaller than the
>cost of land capacity.  For all i know, prices are being kept
>artificially high by parties i don't want to name (they

I agree that the prices are high.  But as long as they are high, IP QoS and
all the other CoS stuff has a valid place on our toolbench.   -Hank

>(Think cost of rights of way and that digging trenches
>is not that easy).
>Hank Nussbacher <hank at> wrote:
>> You are merely showing your geocentricism by saying that bandwidth is
>> essentially free.  That may be true in the USA but not in other countries
>> and especially not trans-Pacific or trans-Atlantic.

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