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Re: lynx-dev Download indicator hogs my bandwidth

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Download indicator hogs my bandwidth
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 18:12:09 -0700
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On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 09:00:33PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> The underlying problem is that the rate is repainted several times a second,
> using a numeric filter to approximate the ETA value.  My original
> implementation of ETA limited refreshes to once per second, but LP's
> alternative was deemed better by the majority of the people on lynx-dev.  That
> was a few years ago.


But how how can the redrawing of the ETA value can happen fast enough to
slow down the link when it doesn't _appear_ to generate that much data, no
matter how fast it's spinning.

     Mike Castle      address@hidden
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen
fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); -- gcc

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