I'm trying to write a little app that downloads a file from my server at
regular intervals and tells me what my true connection speed is.
I'm doing this because I use a broadband connection through my lan. So,
I have no real way to check my current speed without going to one of
those online speed tests. I just want to represent my speed in mps via
an icon in my system tray. If anyone has a better Idea on how to get
the result I'm after, please tell me. Here is what I'm doing now.
I'm using a ThttpCli to download a 500kb file from my server. I could
go bigger, but I have a 6000mb transfer limit per month on my server. I
would rather do this another way, but this is the only way I know of.
Still, doing it this way, I can't figure out how to determine the time
it took to download the file. I hope this makes sense to someone.
Also, Francois, your components are awesome! I've been using them for
about two years now. I'll be sure to send you a post card.
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