[CLUG-chat] Mweb 3 times faster

Mischa Capazario mischa at ixpress.co.za
Fri Mar 12 08:09:40 SAST 2004

On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, Mike Morris wrote:

> Geoffrey Chisnall wrote:
> > yes, it is a client side application.
> >
> > it apparently compresses, uncompresses packets (help! ;) )
> Oh!  Like pppd has been doing forever, then...
> > only windows afaik.
> Only windows /needs/ something added on.

Windows has also had line compression built in forever (at least since

I don't know what's special about this acceleration.  Perhaps better
algorithms... ?

Anyway 3 - 4 k/s is not very good, specially not with fancy pants
acceleration where thereotically you should be able to get higher
throughput than the 56K technology allows.

Mischa Capazario
Systems Administrator
iXpress (Pty) Ltd.

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