Nick Hilliard said:
> > 2.88kbytes/sec yet I ofetn see download speeds of nearly 4kbytes/sec
> > reported, when I'm downloading compressible data.
>> 4kbytes/sec? Pooey. :-)
>> If you've got a fast connection in your work and you can ssh from your home
> box to your work box, it's pretty cool to set up port forwarding from a
> local port on your home box through your work box and on to a web cache.
> Then you set up netscrape to use the port on your home box as a proxy (which
> transparently connects to the bigger cache) . This way, you can get the
> benefit of effectively gzip -9'ing all of your incoming http data. Dead
Although I'd say it helps if your workplace == the ISP you're dialing
into as well. ;)
BTW what's the latency like when you do that? Surely it must add
a fair few ms for each packet to be compressed/sent to ssh server/
uncompressed/sent to proxy rather than just sent-to-proxy?
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