Date: 2004-02-06 15:54:04
On 06 February 2004 12:40, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > May I say that as someone who pays for my bandwidth, I hate > people who do this, and I will block them indefinitely from > my site if I see activity of this sort. This drives up load > average, diminishes outgoing traffic, and > is just plain rude. > Fair point - I'd ordinarily only do that sort of thing in one hit for much smaller list of files - eg a 12 page tutorial I wanted to be able to browse offline. 10,000 files I'd trickle over a longer period, and only if the maintainer was unwilling to make them available as an archive as Anders suggested. apologies, christopher (who hasn't had to pay for bandwidth since leaving Australia..) Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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