So from your last replay can i mix up these 2 solutions : pinging + downloading a small known size media file ?
I've my dedicated server : so how could i implement the streams ping as you suggest . On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 7:41 PM, Angus Robertson - Magenta Systems Ltd < an...@magsys.co.uk> wrote: > > + how it's possible to get the client's connection speed from the > > ping result that means how can we tell the user : > > your internet speed is : xxx after getting the ping result > > Pings do not tell you the speed, they give milliseconds round time to the > host. I > get less than 10ms to servers in London, 100ms to 200ms to the USA, so > from that > would be assume performance is better locally. If you send 100 pings and > 10 fails, > you've got packet loss and a lousy connection, so speed will be low. > > A real speed test means downloading a file using HTTP or FTP, for a > minimum of 20 > seconds, ideally longer, and timing it. So ideally you download a small > known size > media file. > > Angus > > -- > To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list > please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket > Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be > -- Yours , -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be