[svlug] A Little Hackie for wget?

rf rufoo2001 at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 16 23:15:18 PST 2003


--- "Stephen R. Savitzky" <steve at theStarport.org>
wrote:
> There may be a more fundamental problem, though: in
> almost all cases
> your download speed is limited by your own
> bandwidth.  As long as the
> site you're downloading from is faster than your net
> connection, there's
> nothing to be gained from splitting up the request.
> 


Sometimes it works out better if the parts are
downloaded from different servers - this is what the
popular download managers do. (The fundamental problem remains)

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