Cell Networks - more info?

Derrick Pohl (pohl@unixg.ubc.ca)
Tue, 25 Jul 1995 14:24:47 -0700


At 1:28 pm 7/23/95, Little Robbie Burcham wrote, after discussing the
difference between stampeding raging UDP packets (necessary for real-time
transmission) and nicely behaved TCP packets:

>The bottom line is packet networks do fine for the exchange of
>data, but once you insert the real-time condition, they still can serve,
>but only at the expense of other well-behaved datagrams. Cell networks
>on the other hand...

This is interesting. Can you shed more light on the matter of "cell
networks"? Can such networks be integrated into the existing Internet?
How do they work?

Derrick Pohl <pohl@unixg.ubc.ca>
Vancouver, B.C., Canada