"IP networks will feel traffic pain in 2009" (C|Net & Cisco)

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Wed Jan 21 15:52:07 CST 2009


On Wed, Jan 21, 2009, Nick Hilliard wrote:

> This doesn't provide feed-back to the content distributors on partial 
> downloads, etc - which is useful information to content providers, if 
> you're into data mining end-user browsing habits.  In the specific case of 
> Youtube, of course I don't know that they do this, but I'd be surprised if 
> they didn't.

If they'd like that included as a side-channel for certain response types,
then they could ask. Its not like caches don't store per-connection information
like that already.. :)



Adrian





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