[rt-users] Optimising for low bandwidth

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Sat Nov 8 00:13:54 EST 2008

On Fri  7.Nov'08 at 11:56:07 +0300, Woody - Wild Things wrote:
> Hi all,
> We use RT 3.8.1 (gentoo,apache2,mod perl) for use with our sales team 
> for Safaris in Tanzania. We have extremely poor internet connectivity 
> from Tanzania (no fibre yet) - our ISP has less transit B/W than most of 
> you have to your homes! and 800ms latency. It is therefore important to 
> us to keep b/w usage to a minimum. If you've every used a 14.4modem, its 
> like that!
> I have a few ideas to help this and have searched the net without luck.
> I can code basic perl.

First up, you probably want to use mod_gzip. That will be a HUGE
improvement for your users and will get a lot more improvement than
little content hacks like you've been pondering.
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