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Re: Reducing Usenet Bandwidth
- From: Marco d'Itri
- Date: Sat Feb 02 19:35:50 2002
On Feb 02, Jared Mauch <jared@puck.Nether.net> wrote:
> The disadvantage is that it would potentially allow spammers
>to inject massive amounts of articles and servers would
It would not, because in the proposed protocol articles where signed
by the sender site.
The major drawback of that protocol is that it limits articles size to
64KB, so it does not reduce binary traffic, which is the largest part
of a newsfeed.