Re: Faster HTTP Was:Re: The Superhighway Steamroller

Stavros Macrakis (
Wed, 6 Jul 1994 19:22:16 +0200

Date: Wed, 6 Jul 1994 08:29:48 +0200
Reply-To: miked@CERF.NET
From: miked@CERF.NET (Michael A. Dolan)

At 05:57 AM 7/5/94 +0200, HALLAM-BAKER Phillip wrote:

>For dialup connections we realy should look into something better. A proxy
>server at the other end of the dialup

Good idea.

> could have compression and decompression
>built in to save extra bandwidth.

Most 14.4 modems now are compressing modems and they usually go SLOWER when
you try to stuff already compressed stuff through them. It is best to
leave compression/decompression to the transport level to solve.

Michael A. Dolan - <>
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