With weather like this today, the hills might be a nice change.


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From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On
Behalf Of Josh Luthman
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2010 8:17 PM
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Subject: Re: [WISPA] Fw: [WISPA Approved Ad] Special offer from Propel
Software for WISPAmembers

Sounds like an HTTP proxy doesn't it?

I'm running for the hills!!!

Josh Luthman
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On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Blair Davis <the...@wmwisp.net> wrote:

>  I'd love to know how it works....
>
> Without knowing that, I can't even guess if it would be useful to me.
>
> Blair
>
>
> Glenn Kelley wrote:
>
> The biggest issue I found w/ zipproxy (and I like it) is that it does not
have an internal dns caching system -
> so each time a hostname is hit - it tries to resolve it
>
> So - if you use it - make sure to install a dns caching system along w/ it
>
> Also - make sure to run as a daemon as well.
>
>
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> On Mar 8, 2010, at 3:57 PM, jp wrote:
>
>
>
>  You mean like Proxyconn? We used to use that, but stopped because they
> haven't made any new software for a long time as well.
> http://ziproxy.sourceforge.net/ is what we replaced it with. Basically
> ziproxy being the customer facing side of a squid server. Even speeds up
> 1mbps sort of connections, though not as dramatically as dialup. And of
> course since it's just a proxy setting, it works with all operating
> systems and browsers.
>
> I have no idea how it compares with propel.
>
> On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 01:56:22PM -0600, David E. Smith wrote:
>
>
>  On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 13:45, Marlon K. Schafer <o...@odessaoffice.com>
<o...@odessaoffice.com>wrote:
>
>
>
>  OK, this looks interesting.  It would be nice to drop the amount of data
> across especially busy parts of the network!
>
> Anyone else used this or something similar?
>
>
>
>  This looks a lot like the dialup accelerator software packages that were
all
> the rage several years ago. I'd just about bet Propel's service requires
> software to be installed on the customer's PC. Assuming that's the case,
you
> won't be able to install it on a Netflix box or a PS3 or basically
anything
> that's not a standard desktop computer. Thus, depending on your customer
> base, you may not see all that much traffic reduction.
>
> We have something similar, from another vendor. It works well enough,
though
> we were marketing it primarily towards dialup users; at the time (several
> years ago) the effects on a 1Mbps connection were negligible. This
probably
> has changed over time, but our vendor wanted a crazy amount of money to
sell
> us an update that would be compatible with Windows Vista, so we haven't
> really tested it in quite a while.
>
> David Smith
> MVN.net
>
>
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