[ILUG] broadband access...
longword at esatclear.ie
Thu Feb 7 02:20:46 GMT 2002
Smith, Graham - Computing Technician wrote:
> I think for many people on this list, the latency could be
> even more of an issue for doing remote administration stuff
> - telnet and ssh, various tunnelling stuff and remote X or
> vnc etc etc.
The latency (probably in the 600ms range) *might* be tolerable for X and
VNC, with the bandwidth making up for it, but you can totally forget
Quake and friends.
If anyone ever gets LEO satellites working, then you'd be talking
something useable - 20ms. That's quite a way off. 2010 if we're lucky.
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