Re: Re- Under-used reflectors

david a. schlussel (dschluss@engin.umich.edu)
Wed, 14 Jun 1995 14:12:01 -0400 (EDT)


Isn't this what BCC (blind carbon copy) does?
I believe that is the built in way to mirror a site,
the mirrored site, however, will not be able to watch
those connected to the mirroring site.

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On Wed, 14 Jun 1995, Chuck Elliot wrote:

> Might it be possible to do some general load sharing and
> bandwidth saving by establishing some semi-permanent
> reflector links between over-used and under-used reflectors,
> using the UNICAST-REF facility?
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> This might be especially useful in cutting down intercontinental
> CUSeeMe traffic. Maybe 'proxy' sites could be set up in each
> country to 'mirror' currently popular reflectors thus creating
> 'virtual sites' . These arrangements could be advertised via
> this list and relevant MOTDs to encourage clients to connect
> to a 'local', maybe national site for that particular 'network'.
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> Any thoughts?
>
> Chuck.
> Chuck Elliot
> Sheffield Hallam University UK
> tel. 0114 2533124: fax. 0114 2533161
> email C.Elliot@shu.ac.uk
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