Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker
ilmari at ilmari.org
Mon Oct 29 22:57:04 GMT 2007
"Iain Tatch" <iain.tatch+londonpm at gmail.com> writes:
> On 29/10/2007, Lyle - CosmicPerl.com <perl at cosmicperl.com> wrote:
>> My money is on the Mars colony server cluster, less money for cooling at
>> any rate...
> Yeah, but think of the latency.
It's in fact too much for TCP:
* Note that 120 sec is defined in the protocol as the maximum
* possible RTT. I guess we'll have to use something other than TCP
* to talk to the University of Mars.
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