[p2p-hackers] Hard question....

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Mon Apr 3 06:09:07 UTC 2006

David Barrett:
> Um... most connections aren't saturated 24x7.  Like, I have a 
> 6Mbps connection and sometimes I'm just using AIM.  In this 
> situation, I'd like to measure that 5.9Mbps is free. 

5.9Mbps is free to where?

I'll bet that 5.9 Mbps isn't even free to the first IP hop you see, much of
the time.

What really matters is how much bandwidth is available between you *and the
source or sink you are trying to communicate with*

Matthew Kaufman
matthew at matthew.at

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