[RC5] Retrieving OGR via email

Elektron elektron_rc5 at yahoo.ca
Thu Dec 16 09:40:16 EST 2004

On 16 Dec, 2004, at 14:10, Hombre wrote:

> I do the majority of my fetching and flushing for both OGR and RC5 via
> email (I think it is a great feature by the way!).
> However, I am finding myself when it comes to OGR, waiting until I can
> actually connect so that I don't pull the default 24 OGR packets via
> email. Even with the "numblocks=x" parameter in the email, I always
> get 24 OGR stubs when fetching via email.
> Apologies is this has been discussed before, but was there a
> particular reason why this number was chosen? Its a hit or miss kind
> of thing for me, sometimes my PC can burn through 24 OGR blocks fairly
> quickly...but other times, like now, when each stub is roughly150
> stats units, it can take a very long time to go through 24 stubs.

You shouldn't be getting OGR24 stubs anyway, since we're finished that. 
Or you could just get a ton of blocks at a time (by, say, downloading 
to different buffers, though 100 blocks should be plenty)

- Purr

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