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X.400 vs SMTP

In article <NEWTNews.807221580.15170.keest@rose.achilles.net>,
Kees Torenvliet  <keest@achilles.net> wrote:
>So, where is this headed: usage-based charges are inevitable in my view.

I disagree.

The Internet charging model is that a service provider charges their
clients according to the bandwidth of the connection between them.  So,
ignoring the cost of the line itself, you pay more for an Internet
connection over an E1 (or T1) leased line than over a 64k (or 56k)
leased line, which in turn costs more than a 28k8 dialup connection.

I fail to see any flaw in this model.

Tim.
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From: tim@pipex.net (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.protocols.iso.x400
Subject: Re: X.400 vs SMTP
Date: 3 Aug 1995 17:43:34 +0100
Organization: PIPEX, 216 Science Park, Cambridge, England
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