[NANOG] would ip6 help us safeing energy ?

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Sat Apr 26 13:54:18 CDT 2008


>On one hand, the amount of content that is 'live' or 'continuous' and
>suitable for multicast streaming isn't s large percentage of overall
>internet traffic to begin with.  So the effect of moving most live
>content to multicast on the Internet would have little overall
>effect.

I'm wondering how much content is used TiVo style, not in real time,
but fairly soon thereafter.  It might make sense to multicast feeds to
local caches so when people actually want stuff, it doesn't come all
the way across the net.

R's,
John





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