[Esd-l] Something new

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Sat Feb 2 09:32:01 PST 2002

On Sat, 2 Feb 2002, Simon Matthews wrote:

> Will putting the files on an off-site (to the client) web server
> really help to reduce traffic?
> Does it matter if the clients download the files via POP OR HTTP?

BASE64 encoding adds roughly 40% to the size of a file. HTTP reduces
traffic vs. POP/IMAP.

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