[ntp:questions] Sine wave offset patterns

John Hasler jhasler at newsguy.com
Tue Sep 10 18:46:33 UTC 2013

E-Mail writes:
> The only time I've seen anything like that (twice, in 2 different
> states), was on a overloaded (grossly over sold bandwidth) cable TV
> ISP network, you could watch the latencies (and packet loss) climb, as
> kids got out of school, then later as others got home from work; I
> would have thought ISPs would have improved their infrastructure
> beyond that by now.

They may very well have improved their infrastructure and their
performance in the ways that matter to most of their customers: fast
loading of Web pages and fast downloading of movies.  Most of their
customers couldn't care less about single-packet latency or asymmetrical
delays, though.
John Hasler 
jhasler at newsguy.com
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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