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Re: cnn.com cuts graphics
From: "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick () ianai net>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 15:48:20 -0400
At 10:20 AM 9/11/2001 -0700, steve uurtamo wrote:
>> cnn.com has switch to very low graphics, in a very good response to the
>> congestion they have to be experiencing.
>they also have a total of like one or two photos up, so http caching
>should work well for ISPs whose customers are trying to reach them.
>i'm glad someone over at cnn acted quickly -- those high K pages were
>painfully slow to load.
>anyone who's been putting it off really ought to consider setting up
>a web cache -- it's really the only way that dialup customers can get
>to news sites at times like this.
CNN is (supposedly) Akamaizing most of their images & possibly their whole
site. Things should get better for you if you have Akamai servers
on-net. (And even if you do not.)