Re: Gnome Media Library

is a good place to check for what QoS'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 <> 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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