From: Padraig Brady (Padraig.Brady at domain digital.com)
Date: Tue 17 Aug 1999 - 17:32:31 IST
> * Padraig Brady (Padraig.Brady at domain digital.com) [990817 17:26] wrote:
> > > * Padraig Brady (Padraig.Brady at domain digital.com) [990817 16:59] wrote:
> > >
> > > > What would people think would the max num of people
> > > > that could share a 56K connection just for moderate
> > > > email use? 40?
> > >
> > > I've had over 100 hanging off a 14.4k line. Email only and I
> > > had to limit the incoming attachment size to 256k or so.
> > >
> > > Juan
> > 100 wow!
> > 400 on 56K line with attachments limited to 256K
> > or more realistically 100 with attachments limited to 2M ?
> > sounds good.
> Don't do it :-) !!
> IT was a net-on-a-shoestring for 2 years until finally when the ISP
> went offline for a week or so the management decided that Internet
> was worth paying for and I've put in a 128K line from Esat. But yeah,
> I'd happily hang heaps of users off a 56K modem so long as it was just
> for mail.
Offline for a week!!!!!!!!
What the hell sort of an ISP was it.
Does anyone know if any uptime stats
exist for the main ISPs?
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