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From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: End of an era.
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 14:35:45 -0500
Organization: Have you seen my bench? No, really! Where is it?
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Jim Menning wrote:
> "Winfield Hill" wrote in message
> > The new internet version of Poptronics is free, January 2002 issue
> > here, http://www.poptronics.com/archives/pdf/Poptronics_0201.pdf
> > It's a 13.5MB long Acrobat file and took 2 minutes and 22 seconds
> > (760kb/s) todownload on my AT&T cable modem connection at home.
> That is a 12-month old issue, and has been there for some time as an
> experiment in putting the magazine in PDF format.
> Magazine readers were asked to check it out and give their comments about it
> in the past. If "successful" the experiment would have continued to
> archive the magazine in a site available only to current subscribers. The
> experiment apparently never went any further.
> (By the way, it downloaded in 48 seconds here, on Roadrunner Cable.)
> jim menning
100 minutes and a few seconds on a 56K dialup. :(
Michael A. Terrell
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