[ic] OT, but relevant?

Chris Jesseman chris@sitemajic.net
Tue, 12 Dec 2000 22:54:51 -0500 (EST)

> products.  With the case of an ISP the primary information you have to
> go by is the homepage the ISP puts up.  Certainly its size contributes
> to its experience.
When in doubt, ask for a tour of the facility :)

> However, the reason I decided to follow up to this is your comment
> about measuring an ISP by the number of dialup subscribers.  I'm not
> sure there is a correlation between dialup subscribers and web-hosting
> quality.  I think they're two different beast.  Its kind of like
> saying, "I wouldn't get my car serviced at a dealership that didn't
> sell more than 10,000 cars a year."  The two measures seem orthoganal.

Yes, good point, I didn't mean that quanity means quality. I look at that 
number as an indicaton of the ISP's ability to get bandwidth and command 
service- as opposed to the guy with one T1 in his basement scenario...

-Chris Jesseman