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Re: Vikings upset Karmazin
On Mon, 24 Apr 2000, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> Irrelevant strawman. Multicast delivery is a fundamental property of
> almost every subnetwork layer, and the technology already exists to
> make one-way ``broadcast-style'' multicast scaleable across the
> wide-area network.
I'm skeptical that multicasting can make Internet transmission as
efficient as over-the-air broadcasting. Internet radio is still going to
require a lot of extra infrastructure that broadcast radio doesn't need.