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Re: [videoblogging] does RSS suck up bandwdith?

By Joshua Kinberg | Joshua Kinberg <jkinberg@...> | joshkinberg
September 25, 2004 | Post #1279 | Topic #1277

--Apple-Mail-4--283206452 Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/plain; charset=WINDOWS-1252; format=flowed BitTorrent is somewhat of a solution for dealing with the bandwidth issue,= as it distributes some of the payload onto other users trying to download= the file. So, if you upload you can figure out how to create torrent file= s (not too easy for first timers), expect your users to install a BitTorre= nt downloading client, and aren't concerned with displaying the video dire= ctly in a player or browser window, then you should be fine. Does this so= und accurrate? ---------------------------- Joshua Kinberg jkinberg@...= (201) 328-4547 --------------------------- On Sep 25, 2004, at 1:55 PM, Lu= cas Gonze wrote: > > > On Sat, 25 Sep 2004, Jay dedman wrote: > > > > >= i know these kind of posts are a little techie for some on the > > list(m= aybe not), but this stuff is good to learn. > > we're really in the middle= of a lot of development. > > people are building the foundation for what'= s to come. > > > > Question: > > do RSS readers use my bandwidth when th= ey check for new feeds? > > Yes.=A0 Not enough to be a problem if your fee= d is not outrageously > popular. > > > and if i have an enclosure in a po= st, does it suck up even more > bandwidth? > > Yes.=A0 Potentially quite = a lot, even at relatively low numbers of > subscribers. > > > > > > > Yaho= o! Groups Sponsor > > ADVERTISEMENT > > <lrec_companion_043004.gif> > <l.gi= f> > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > =95 To visit your group on the web, go to:= > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/ > =A0 > =95 To unsubscri= be from this group, send an email to: > videoblogging-unsubscribe@yahoogrou= ps.com > =A0 > =95 Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Te= rms of > Service. > > --Apple-Mail-4--283206452 Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/enriched; charset=WINDOWS-1252 BitTorrent is somewhat of a solution for dealing with the bandwidth issue, = as it distributes some of the payload onto other users trying to download t= he file. So, if you upload you can figure out how to create torrent files (= not too easy for first timers), expect your users to install a BitTorrent d= ownloading client, and aren't concerned with displaying the video directly = in a player or browser window, then you should be fine. Does this sound a= ccurrate? ---------------------------- Joshua Kinberg jkinberg@... = (201) 328-4547 --------------------------- On Sep 25, 2004, at 1:55 PM, L= ucas Gonze wrote: <excerpt> <fixed> On Sat, 25 Sep 2004, Jay dedman wro= te:</fixed> <fixed> ></fixed> <fixed> > i know these kind of posts are a= little techie for some on the</fixed> <fixed> > list(maybe not), but this= stuff is good to learn.</fixed> <fixed> > we're really in the middle of a= lot of development.</fixed> <fixed> > people are building the foundation = for what's to come.</fixed> <fixed> ></fixed> <fixed> > Question:</fixed>= <fixed> > do RSS readers use my bandwidth when they check for new feeds?<= /fixed> <fixed> Yes.=A0 Not enough to be a problem if your feed is not ou= trageously popular.</fixed> <fixed> > and if i have an enclosure in a pos= t, does it suck up even more bandwidth?</fixed> <fixed> Yes.=A0 Potential= ly quite a lot, even at relatively low numbers of </fixed> <fixed> subscri= bers.</fixed> <bold><color><param>0000,3332,9998</param><smaller= >Yahoo! Groups Sponsor</smaller></color></bold> <fontfamily><param>Arial<= /param><smaller><x-tad-smaller>ADVERTISEMENT</x-tad-smaller></smaller></fon= tfamily></excerpt><excerpt> <<lrec_companion_043004.gif> <<l.gif> <bol= d><smaller>Yahoo! Groups Links</smaller></bold> <fixed> =95 To visit you= r group on the web, go to:</fixed> <fixed><color><param>0000,0000,EEED</pa= ram>http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/</color></fixed&gt; <fixed>= =A0</fixed> <fixed> =95 To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to= :</fixed> <fixed><color><param>0000,0000,EEED</param>videoblogging-unsubsc= ribe@yahoogroups.com</color></fixed> <fixed>=A0</fixed> <fixed> =95 You= r use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the <color><param>0000,0000,EEED</para= m>Yahoo! Terms of Service</color>.</fixed> </excerpt> --Apple-Mail-4--283206452--