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aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Tue Apr 30 22:18:19 CDT 2002

> From: ".jeff" <jeff at members.evolt.org>
> beo's march bandwidth usage (based on totaling up file extensions for
> known executables) amounted to greater than 83% of total bandwidth or
> approximately 82 megs of the 99 transferred.
> http://browsers.evolt.org/stats/stats.mar2002.html#type

yowza... sorry, folks... i'm still amazed at how many people go there
to get browsers...

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> > Anyway, it might be an option to move BEO to a
> > lesser/cheaper pipe. We could keep a core set of common
> > downloads on a premium pipe for registered members, or
> > not. (Encourages people to register for one thing.)
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> i'm in favor of doing something like that -- especially given the
> amount of bandwidth beo sucks down each month.

+1... throttling the connection, perhaps?  limiting simultaneous
users?  dunno how to do anything based on registration...
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