[CentOS] Check my math please

Sean Carolan scarolan at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 21:59:34 UTC 2008

> Don't forget that the data speed != line speed.
> A line will only carry about 70% of the line
> speed as data because of packet overheads.

Thanks for pointing this out.  I believe I have enough information to
make my case.  My guesstimate before seeing the actual file sizes was
that this would never work with less than a 2Mb/s connection, turns
out I was pretty close!

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