Re: 57600 modems

Marc Lindahl (shark@dti.net)
Thu, 28 Nov 1996 03:18:02 -0500


At 3:01 PM -0500 11/27/96, Rob Raese wrote:
>my understanding is that there are basically three factors that determine
>the speed of transferred data:
>
>1. the size of the "pipes" (bandwidth)
>2. compression/decompression of the data packets by the modems involved
>3. the "cleanness" of the connection (ie, noisy line, % of lost packets, etc.)
>
True, but the baud rate referred to (28.8, 56, etc) is the 'raw' rate, in
other words, without compression.

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