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Re: Improve the traffic condition on the Internet (fwd)

From: William F. Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 1996 11:06:01 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199603211606.LAA27155@phoebe.math.albany.edu>
To: megazone@livingston.com, www-talk@w3.org
It was just said:

>  . . .  Monitoring even small sites shows that nearly all users still
> download the graphics and text is *not* the majority.   . . .

If the "monitoring" is just counting bytes, then that is probably true.

But I suspect that most of the useful information delivered through
http is either text/plain or text/html.  Unfortunately, it's common
for 10 KB of useful text/html to travel with 30 KB of IMG baggage.

                                   -- Bill
Received on Thursday, 21 March 1996 11:06:09 GMT

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