[Bloat] fixing bufferbloat in 2017

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 11:25:13 EST 2016

On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 8:19 AM, Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 22/11/16 16:32, Dave Taht wrote:
>> What's left to do?
> Furthering adoption of the code that contains the bloat-related
> improvements.
> In my view, the single biggest potential contributor towards driving
> such adoption would be for Ookla to start measuring and reporting
> bufferbloat, thereby putting it on the agenda of both end users and
> carriers (who use Ookla's servers to qualify equipment in their labs).
> That would in turn put it on the agenda of equipment manufacturers.

We've been after ookla for years. Samknows, also. The FCC, too. But
how to raise awareness further? An open letter? A petition to the
white house? A press release?

Until then, there's always dslreports and a few other sites.

I would like to see the industries most affected by bufferbloat -
voip/videoconferencing/gaming,web gain a good recognition of the
problem, how to fix it, and who to talk to about it (router makers and

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Dave Täht
Let's go make home routers and wifi faster! With better software!

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