Forums bandwidth issues
ubuntu at paul.sladen.org
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 ).
$ H=www.ubuntuforums.org ; 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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