> On 13 Oct, 2016, at 06:22, Dave Taht <dave.t...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I still might quibble, but a trimmed mean makes more sense than just a mean.
> Problem I always have is bloat is biased always towards the end of a test. 
> Here,
> at 1gbit, it took nearly 20 seconds to start going boom. Maybe we need
> to invent a new distribution (The bloat distribution? The TCP
> distribution)...

Perhaps the 90th percentile would be relevant - the median is simply the 50th 
percentile.  Taking the 90th avoids counting true flukes, but also captures the 
idea that intermittently high latency is in fact noticeable.

 - Jonathan Morton

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