Forums bandwidth issues

Paul Sladen ubuntu at
Fri Mar 10 17:47:12 GMT 2006

On Fri, 10 Mar 2006, Phillip Susi wrote:
> If this one change were made it would lower the bandwidth usage by ~15%
> ( the style sheet makes up ~15,000 bytes of every page ).

  $ ; echo -e 'HEAD / HTTP/1.1\
  \r\nhost: '$H'\r\nAccept-Encoding: gzip\r\n\r\n' | nc $H 80

Mmmm, I think there's some gzip potential there if you have more CPU than

I suspect there's also potential for serious help with both CPU and
bandwidth from Canonical if both sets of people can approach the negoiating-
table with SHIELDS DOWN.

Britain is just cold, in a pesky way.  Nottingham, GB

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