The infamous to-do list

Sven Paulus sven at tin.org
Mon Jun 26 09:39:44 UTC 2000


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On 25.06., Jaye Mathisen wrote:
> Wouldn't most dial-in users already be using the built-in modem
> compression, rendering it a minimal gain?
> And users on faster connections (DSL and stuff), the thing cruises down in
> almost no time...

At least in Germany, ISDN is very popular. Most providers don't offer
compression on ISDN dialup lines, so I'd expect a real gain (with standard
compression level, an active file is shrinked by 71%).

Sven




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