[TUHS] Ping times (was: Code bloat)

Corey Lindsly corey at lod.com
Fri Feb 10 14:15:26 AEST 2017


> 8.8.8.8 is a multicast. Google has these servers all over the world so 
> it's no surprise that everyone has good timing to them....

Well, technically it's anycast, which is conceptually similar to 
multicast but a distinct routing protocol. Anycast is one-to-nearest while 
multicast is one-to-many (selected).

--corey


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