[Theforum] beo ... beeeeeeo ... beo come and me wanna download

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Thu Feb 20 09:51:23 CST 2003

On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, William Anderson wrote:

> Ron Dorman wrote:
> > [snip]
> >
> > I would think we have a download counter, or should be able to add one
> > to make this possible.
> yeah, something i'd thought about too, because I want to change the way the
> links are presented so they pass through a redirect cgi/php/whatever which
> notes what file someone downloaded and where they were wanting to download
> it from - helps in tracking which direction the traffic is going for mirrors
> which we don't have direct access to, e.g. planetmirror.

Also useful for anyone wanting to offer a fixed amount of bandwidth each


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