[Pool] New participant, big question

Michael Rathbun time at rabendary.net
Sun Feb 9 22:58:55 UTC 2014


On Sun, 9 Feb 2014 17:49:59 -0500 (EST), Mouse <mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG>
wrote:

>> A monlist query will return about 53,000 characters.
>
>Perhaps when run against your machine.

I misspoke.  In the implementation on FreeBSD I run the total payload,
disregarding protocol overhead, is 602 lines * 80 chars = 48,160 bytes.

Regardless of which figures are correct for any given circumstance, the net
effect appears to be a significant amplification.

mdr
-- 
       Those who can make you believe absurdities 
       can make you commit atrocities.
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