How do you put a TV station on the Mbone?

Jay Ashworth jra at
Sun May 8 15:48:01 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Dillon" <wavetossed at>

> You do realize that unicast from Real Networks caches *IS* multicast,
> just not IP Multicast. Akamai runs a very large and successful multicast
> network which shows that there is great demand for multicast services,
> just not the low level kind provided by IP Multicast.

We're gonna have to agree to disagree on the definition of "multicast" then,
I guess, Mike.  Cause my definition is "only one stream of it passes through
each interface of a given router", and I expect that doesn't fit the 
situation you're talking about.

-- jra

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