wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Wed May 27 22:02:44 UTC 2009
> DEST STATE AGE EXP PKTS BYTES
> 188.8.131.52:8020 4:4 05:03:05 23:59:59 380K 296M
> 5 hours of online radio and I downloaded 296Meg. I don't want that hitting my
> harddisk at all. And if I do, then I can always record it.
you don't have to. use for example mplayer with URL as argument.
> - Bandwidth: This didn't interrupt noticeably with my work (ssh sessions) and
> other web use (port downloads, remote imap, webmail, smtp over ssh, etc) and
> I'm currently not using altq.
same as above.
> That's just from client perspective. From server perspective, the bandwidth
> advantage should be clear. There's no real advantage to gain maintaining altq
> rules / mod_bandwidth / foo-solution or a streaming server, except if the
> former are already in place.
> Most important is to consider if your users "want to save the file", cause a
> lot of clients hide or don't provide this feature. Over time though, as speeds
> and availability increase more and more people are seeing the internet as
> "another harddrive" so that distinction will fade.
anyway lots of people do download things to disks. the disks are usually
huge today and mostly unused.
> If I'm correct, Jos is from .nl, where people are spoiled in that respect .
>  http://www.upc.nl/internet/ up to 120MBit down, 10Mbit up.
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