Greg Skinner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fri, 20 Mar 87 08:06:19 PST
I'm sorry to interrupt this useful discussion of GOSIP, but I have a
brief question regarding arpanet/milnet congestion.
Does anyone have any figures (even ballpark figures) for:
* the % of TCP packets that are SMTP packets that cross the
* the % of those packets which are going to arpanet list-of-lists
mailing list recipients, or to the list itself
* the % of those packets which are going to non list-of-lists mailing
lists which have sizable readerships (e.g. egp-people, gwmon)
* the % of those packets which are "conversational" (ie. don't fall
into the previous two categories)
I am assuming that the last two categories are contributing to
congestion to a larger degree than the second category.
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