On 2007/03/23, at 10:33, Chris Houser wrote:
> On 3/22/07, Gerhard Fasol <fasol_at_eurotechnology.com> wrote:
>> 1 packet = 128 byte (not Kb)
> I understand this bizarre unit was chosen randomly,
> yet all Japanese carriers seem to agree on it.
> It exists only to confuse.
very little in telecommunications engineering is chosen randomly.
I guess that the packet size of 128byte comes comes from the
ATM switching technology used in the initial phase of
3G here in Japan
128 is not random: it's a power of 2:
128 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2
Received on Fri Mar 23 05:55:59 2007