[PLUG] Connection pooling/teaming and ISPs

Evan Heidtmann clydefrog at adnap.no-ip.com
Tue Sep 7 19:31:01 PDT 2004


On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 11:43, Josh Orchard wrote:
> This really would only be good if the server supported a call for a
> partial request.  Not sure if HTTP servers do that by default.  Like I
> said.  We wrote our own server to send only pieces of a binary file as
> requested from the client.
> Would be interesting if that did work by default in Apache.  Could
> save a lot of time.

I believe Apache supports this "out of the box." It's what enables
"resuming downloads" for all those poor folk on slow lines that download
big files.

Evan





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