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From r..@ai.mit.edu (Robert S. Thau)
Subject Re: promoting apache
Date Wed, 09 Aug 1995 09:56:34 GMT
   Date: Tue, 8 Aug 1995 22:28:06 -0700 (PDT)
From: Alexei Kosut <akosut@nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us>

I mean... really... does anyone out here *really* care about 1000 bytes
here or there? I made the 32 color version because Brian had a legitamite
concern about 256-color displays, but I don't think we should try and
squeeze it into the smallest file we can for just that reason.

Of course, I could be wrong.

For people stuck on the wrong end of a 14.4K SLIP line, the effective
data delivery rate is probably on the order of 1K/sec, after serial
start/stop/parity bits and TCP overhead.  An extra seconds's delay can
be significant if it comes up at the wrong time.

Seriously, I think this is a little too little to be seriously worried
about, but with much larger images, I would take the problem more
seriously....

rst


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