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On Oct 14, 2016 10:47 PM, "Ken Hohhof" <af...@kwisp.com> wrote:

> Is that sarcasm or serious?
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> *From:* Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com] *On Behalf Of *That One Guy
> /sarcasm
> *Sent:* Friday, October 14, 2016 10:18 PM
> *To:* af@afmug.com
> *Subject:* Re: [AFMUG] "buffering"
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> Because you porn and xnxx say buffering when they pause to buffer
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> On Oct 14, 2016 9:34 PM, "Ken Hohhof" <af...@kwisp.com> wrote:
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> But that’s not what I’m talking about.  I’m wondering if when a customer
> talks about “buffering”, he really means having to wait for the video to
> start playing.
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> And maybe I’m confused because I assume everyone is using Netflix.  And
> I’m pretty sure Netflix starts the stream at a low quality so it starts
> quickly, and then ramps up the quality as the buffer fills, since their
> technology allows changing the stream quality on the fly.  Other services
> like maybe Hulu and Amazon Prime may behave differently.
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> Also with my default assumption that people are using Netflix, I don’t
> expect rebuffering because it’s been years since Netflix needed to stop and
> rebuffer at a lower stream rate, I think they do that pretty seamlessly now.
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> *From:* Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com] *On Behalf Of *Mathew Howard
> *Sent:* Friday, October 14, 2016 9:09 PM
> *To:* af <af@afmug.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [AFMUG] "buffering"
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> Well, people certainly want connections that support multiple streams.
> Paying for it, I'm not so sure about... at least around these parts.
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> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 8:52 PM, Eric Kuhnke <eric.kuh...@gmail.com>
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> Have you ever seen a 1080p youtube video load on a 1GbE active-E FTTH ISP
> that has direct peering with Google from a router 2.5ms upstream?  It's a
> beautiful thing.
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> People will absolutely pay for connections that support multiple streams,
> take a typical family of 4 or 5 people with kids that want to watch videos
> on tablets simultaneously...
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> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 6:49 PM, Ken Hohhof <af...@kwisp.com> wrote:
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> When people say their video is “buffering”, I assume they mean
> re-buffering, where the video stops and starts.
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> I’m starting to  wonder if some people are referring to the delay before
> the video starts playing.  Is this a thing?  And do people pay for faster
> Internet just to make the video start faster, like cut 15-20 seconds down
> to 5 or 10 seconds?
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