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Re: [videoblogging] does RSS suck up bandwdith?

By Jay dedman | Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> | kinshasa2000
September 25, 2004 | Post #1280 | Topic #1277

> > Question: > > do RSS readers use my bandwidth when they check for new feeds? > > Yes. Not enough to be a problem if your feed is not outrageously popular. > > > and if i have an enclosure in a post, does it suck up even more bandwidth? > > Yes. Potentially quite a lot, even at relatively low numbers of > subscribers. can you explain why? does the RSS reader catually download the video each time it checks it? this is a huge problem for videoblogging if true. what are the solutions?