[PROXYPER] How can I get more then 1000 blocks?
Matthew.Toseland at btinternet.com
Fri Aug 27 15:55:23 EDT 1999
On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Mike Morrow wrote:
>Here is why I want MANUAL control rather than automatic.
>Sometimes I go away for a week or two and there is no connection to the
>Internet during that time. I need to stockpile keys to last for that week
>or two. Normally I connect every day for multiple hours every day so the
>automatic setting knows that I need very little buffering. But when the
>exception comes along (sporadic, long periods without connection) the
>automatic setting is caught with its stats down and I cannot get enough
>keys to live for that period.
>Thank goodness that 'feature' has not been put in the clients YET! I can
>run them up high and get enough to last for the week. When that 'feature'
>gets put in the client (I hope NOT), I will be out of business when I am
>out for business.
>Take a cue (clue) from Windows. Automatic is NOT always better! Unless it
>can be turned off when the HUMAN knows better, automatic sucks! I really
>hate Windows (re)setting things because IT knows better than I do about my
>environment. The human should be able to win over 'smart' software when
>that software is not so smart!
<flame>Automatic is better when open-source (i.e. infinitely customizable). RC5
EG my /etc/ppp/ip-up.d forces a manual fetch+flush on my proxy every time I go
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