[RC5] spam

John Campbell jcampbel at lynn.ci-n.com
Sat Jun 19 11:38:38 EDT 1999


On Fri, 18 Jun 1999, Dave wrote:

> The problem with converting it to GIF or something like that is bandwidth. I
> mean, how are they gonna store some 175,000 GIF files? Thats WAY too many,
> and the bandwidth waste is a lot because you have t transfer thse gifs over
> the the user, and they have to wait, and you have to be able to keep up with
> all the requests. I mean, it's a good idea if you didn't have to waste so
> much bandwidth.
> 
	Also, it'd make the stats unusable for those of us that still use
lynx (yes, some people still do), unless you put in ALT tags. And if you put
in ALTs, we're back where we started, but down a lot of bandwidth...

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John Campbell
jcampbel at lynn.ci-n.com

QotD:  He who hesitates is lunch.

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