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Re: [PanoToolsNG] browsershots.org

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  • aiwetir
    i tested this on my developing environment and it seems the shots and or pages time out on a slow connection or just time out period. it also appears that the
    Message 1 of 10 , Jun 22, 2008
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      i tested this on my developing environment and it seems the shots and
      or pages time out on a slow connection or just time out period. it
      also appears that the requests are spread out over a few minutes. any
      server should be able to handle this.


      mmm


      On 22 Jun 2008, at 09:51, Steven Dowd wrote:

      >
      > Kathy
      >
      > whats do stop me or anyone else sending 65 browser requests at once to
      > your site?
      >
      > they don't 'only' come to 'your' site when 'you' ask, they come when
      > anyone anywhere sends them
      >
      > They also seem able to be sent to any particular page, so if i send
      > a 65
      > shot request to a page on your site that had a 3 mb image, thats
      > 180mb of
      > transfer,
      >
      > Then if i sent that once every day??
      >
      > those requests could be the difference between you getting an extra
      > hosting charge for the mb of transfers
      >
      > Steven
      >
      > --------------------------------------------------
      > From: "Kathy Wheeler" <kathyw@...>
      > Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 12:14 PM
      > To: <PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: Re: [PanoToolsNG] browsershots.org
      >
      >>
      >> On 22/06/2008, at 1:10 PM, Steven Dowd wrote:
      >>> but their system is supposed to respect the robots.txt standards,
      >>> so the
      >>> browsershots can be stopped by using the following in your
      >>> robots.txt file
      >>
      >> "browsershots" machines are only going to come to your site if you
      >> ask them to:
      >>
      >> On 22/06/2008, at 12:34 PM, Steven Dowd wrote:
      >>> all at the time that I clicked for a check of the
      >>> 60+ browser types,
      >>
      >> So blocking them from doing what you asked them to would seem to be
      >> rather silly ...
      >>
      >> KathyW.
      >>
      >>
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