Re: Akawho?

From: Dave Winer (
Date: Fri Apr 13 2001 - 08:57:18 PDT

Yesterday at the W3C Web Services Workshop, the rep from Akamai said their
customers don't buy the service for performance for the users, the big
benefit is that it makes it easier for the people running the site to
administer it. Dave

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rodent of Unusual Size" <Ken.Coar@MeepZor.Com>
To: "FoRK Grate -- Just Us!" <FoRK@Xent.Com>
Sent: Friday, April 13, 2001 4:15 AM
Subject: Akawho?

> Has anyone else noticed that, despite their claims that they
> improve accessibility, every page that includes a link to
> an Akamai-served banner-ad takes up to one hundred forty times
> as long to load the advert as any other single entity on the page?
> --
> #ken P-)}
> Ken Coar <http://Golux.Com/coar/>
> Apache Software Foundation <>
> "Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Apache-Server.Com/>
> "Apache Server Unleashed" <http://ApacheUnleashed.Com/>

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