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Re: decreased caching efficiency?

  • From: Christian Kuhtz
  • Date: Fri Oct 20 11:43:56 2000

> I do indeed use the revenue to pay for bandwidth but the pictures, by and large
> (its a work in progress) have been tuned for file size; still takes time to decompress but hey,
> what can I do. Also the projected load vs. the bandwidth is such that I have a LOT more room left.  The users get a reasaonbly large bitmap in a reasonably small file. ImageMagick is nifty set of programs.  The problem I have is pirates who collect images and use them for other purposes.
> the pictures...well, I actually don't want them hanging around on the user's disk once the browser is no longer on the page.
> I haven't figured out how to make that happen other than expiration of 1 minute or something.

Dana,

isn't there a HUGE difference between piracy and transient storage?  Intent
is one.
 
> You do point out that while I pay fixed cost for bandwidth (my server is behind a DSL circuit) others might use the technology to host where they pay for usage as it occurs. An quandary.

A quandry to which whoever pays can respond accordingly.  Anything from
optimizing delivery of your site to cutting it off completely.  Sure, that's
an extreme, but don't you agree?

-- 
Christian Kuhtz                                     Architecture, BellSouth.net
<ck@arch.bellsouth.net> -wk, <ck@gnu.org> -hm                       Atlanta, GA
                                                    "Speaking for myself only."





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