[e2e] Bandwidth Estimation workshop

Cannara cannara at attglobal.net
Fri Oct 3 10:57:22 PDT 2003

Why now this?  We don't need yet another word for bandwidth when we're not
going to use it incorrectly.  And, symbol rate is Baud.  Please don't
marginalize poor old Baudot now too  We have b/s, B/s, pps, baud, Hz, even
furlongs/fortnight -- we're ok!


"David P. Reed" wrote:
> I proposed frequespan to replace the frequency meaning of bandwidth,
> knowing that it was an ugly word and someone would probably come up with a
> better one.
> I wouldn't be unhappy with these:
>         bandspread (since "spread spectrum" and "spreading" are in use commonly)
> and
>         bitrate (though "information rate" and "signalling rate" would break down
> the ambiguity here between bits as information and bits as symbols).

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