[Theforum] browser archive and safari

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Wed Jan 8 02:00:25 CST 2003

On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, William Anderson wrote:

> I think the best thing to do is from now and forever when there's a major
> browser release (or prerelease), put a note on the beo front page saying
> "hey, great new browser, download it from the vendor, and it'll be on beo in
> a few days/weeks/months" to prevent serious bandwidth abuse.

Yes. Plus have a link to the vendor both on the front page and at the
place where it will eventually live (so you click to go to the vendor
instead of d/ling it)

We had a helluvalot of IE6 downloads last month.


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