[ic] OT, but relevant?
12 Dec 2000 23:22:46 -0500
Chris Jesseman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 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 :)
You're right, nothing beats face time. It's harder to snow people in
person than over the 'Net.
> > 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...
I can see that point now. Thanks for clearifying.
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