[thechat] Re: Weird-ass FTP problem

Dave Fitch lists at dere-street.com
Sun Aug 29 08:44:53 CDT 2004

On 11:53 am +0100 Paul Cowan wrote:

>On 28/08/2004 10:36 AM +0200 s t e f wrote:
>>  I've never done that, though. But you know what I mean, gzipping content
>>  or something before sending it to the browser (I read through some
>>  comments about it a long time ago). Hosting providers use it to reduce
>>  bandwith.
>But if could be something like http://www.turboiis.com/ (or similar) which,
>among other things, dynamically downsamples JPEG images to reduce the
>bandwidth used, simultaneously making all your perfectly-tuned, already
>size-reduced-as-far-as-they-can-be-without-looking-crap look, uh... crap.
>I've encountered this before.

Thing is, if you put both images in Photoshop, their top quarters are 
pixel-perfect matches... would something like this kick in partway 
through an image download??

[which is why I'd suspect an upload problem...]

Dave Fitch, <http://www.dere-street.com/>

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