UDP Badness [Was: Re: How to measure network quality&performance for voip&gameservers (udp packetloss, delay, jitter,...)]

Matt Ghali matt at snark.net
Fri Mar 10 19:43:59 UTC 2006

On Fri, 10 Mar 2006, Bill Nash wrote:

> You will not learn hatred until that MMO you host implements a 'Report network 
> problem' button that does a traceroute, and automatically emails it and a 
> canned message to your NOC mailbox. Ultima Online did this, back in my nocling 
> days. Like monkeys expecting a reward, those little bastards pounded on that 
> button until the lag stopped.

That's hilarious- I just finished emailing ras offlist about the 
same tool. It also (somehow) allowed them to send their blather to 
hostmaster at ea.com.



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               The only thing necessary for the triumph
               of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke

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