a fun looking ping

Monday, March 14, 2005, at 07:20AM

By Eric Richardson

I'm now in the Charlotte, NC, airport and again I'm online via my phone. Access where I'm sitting is a little ugly, though:

--- ping statistics ---
576 packets transmitted, 410 received, +141 duplicates, 28% packet loss, time 575426ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 433.710/6312.642/73431.795/12311.383 ms, pipe 74

What's up with the duplicates? I get those everywhere on this connection.