HTTP callback scheme?

Josh josh@bluescreen.org
Tue, 25 Dec 2001 19:52:17 -0800


uh, my DSL is flat rate, 640down 256k up, static IP addresses servers
allowed
from Qwest.  Its their small business package, costs me about $80 month

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam L. Beberg" <beberg@mithral.com>
To: "James Hong" <jhong@xmethods.net>
Cc: <FoRK@xent.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2001 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: HTTP callback scheme?


> On Mon, 24 Dec 2001, James Hong wrote:
>
> > and the most compelling reason... That's how it is today. It's very hard
to
> > get people to shift from an all-you-can-eat model to a metered model.
People
> > don't like change, and they hate having a freedom (freedom not to have
to
> > think about how much you are using) taken away.
>
> Wait a minute... does anyone on a flat rate allow ANY server activity at
> all? Lets ignore the stuff they can't catch _yet_, and look at the terms
of
> service. (see slashdot etc. for a list of things they close off each
month)
>
> So this whole discussion is moot. If I cant serve it's pointless. The
ISP's
> dont care if you suck it down as long as the server pays that $5/GB. I
must
> have been under the mind altering effects of sunlight some posts back.
>
> So I say: You will have the choice of metered or a TRUELY serverless
> connection. No port 80, napter, gnutella, nothing.
>
> > I'd be interested in hearing what Clay has to say about this
>
> Paging Mr Godwin! Hitler! Nazi! Noooooooooooooo....
>
> - Adam L. "Duncan" Beberg
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>   beberg@mithral.com
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