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Re: [EFM] Network timing, ATM, ADSL/VDSL and EFM

On Fri, 28 Sep 2001 15:58:14 -0700  Moshe Oron wrote:
> I agree to what Matt wrote about QoS mechanisms being crucial mostly when
> resources get congested. This is why the argument that ATM is inefficient as
> it involves the cell tax is not a good one. Over-engineering the link to the
> extent that prevents congestion and thus eliminates the need for QoS might
> involve a much higher tax.

Correct!  The key question is which is cheaper: fat pipes or smart
switches and CPEs?  This would be a question for the market-place.