[Theforum] another affiliate?

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Fri Nov 15 12:05:40 CST 2002

Madhu Menon wrote:
> At 07:57 AM 14-11-02, Lachlan Cannon wrote:
> > the more the better, as long as their hosting meets a certain standard,
> > I say. :)
> While on that topic, do you think we should attempt to at least set some
> minimum standards in terms of ping times, connection time, etc.? There
> are tools to do all that. If a hosting company has a ping time of say,
> 600ms, we should let it go, what?

600ms from where though?  Takes about 140-160ms to get from me to
www.vesana.com ... (15 hops from freeserve uk dsl connection)

consider that I usually lose around 70-80ms on my ping times when hopping
over from the as5388.net pop in london to the states ...

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