Caps (was Re: AT&T UVERSE Native IPv6, a HOWTO)

Dave Crocker dhc2 at dcrocker.net
Mon Dec 9 05:34:19 UTC 2013


On 12/8/2013 7:55 PM, Phil Karn wrote:
> It costs you nothing to let people use capacity that would otherwise go
> to waste, and it increases the perceived value of your service.


Sometimes, yes.  Othertimes, perhaps not.

I seem to recall an early bit of research on interactive computing 
(maybe by Sackman) that showed user preference for a /worse/ average 
response time that was more predictable (narrower range of variance) 
than a better average time that was more erratic.

So, stability over throughput, sort of.

d/

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Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking
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