Re: Gnome Media Library
- From: "Adam Sleight" <adams linearcorp com>
- To: gnome-devel <gnome-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Gnome Media Library
- Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2000 17:53:54 -0800
is a good place to check for what QoS involves...it's a generic term which
entails a whole slew of things.
also check out jumbo frame rates
On Wed, 22 Mar 2000 17:06:15 -0800 (PST)
Derek Simkowiak <email@example.com> wrote:
> > If anybody can give a more accurate description I'd like to hear it too -
> > I'm sure I'm quite off-beam somewhere up there.
> In the networking world, QoS (I believe, I've never seen a formal
> definition) means different bandwidth rates to different customers. So if
> you have a single T1 network connection, 10% of that bandwidth might go to
> customer A, and 90% might go to customer B. Being able to dictate the
> "Quality" of their service--instead of being trapped by the hardware's
> maximum data rate--is QoS.
> I've never seen QoS used in the media world. I'd assume QoS means
> audio/video streams at different Kbit/second rates, using different
> compression ratios and such. I'd love to see a formal definition.
> --Derek Simkowiak
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