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Author Topic: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...  (Read 3537 times)

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OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« on: October 03, 2010, 07:10:50 AM »
Ok, no spoilers please... At least for a couple days.

Visit this site:

http://www.beautyoftheweb.com

Just check it out. Then click the download button... I nearly crapped myself.

Don't read until you've visited & downloaded
The site is slick, and the download speed was INSTANTANEOUS! 2.4 MB in less than 1 second... On a crappy Australian connection... I nearly crapped myself... 2x...

Slow Down Music - Where I commit thought crimes...

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Re: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2010, 08:27:54 AM »
Not sure if this is a spoiler... but...

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Yeah... there's a downside.  No XP.


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Re: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2010, 12:16:49 PM »
It took exactly how long I calculated it would.

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2426.88/45 = ~54 seconds

Big deal........


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- and then it took a lot longer once you realise that, as usual, it's just a web-loader.

« Last Edit: October 03, 2010, 12:38:13 PM by 4wd »

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Re: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2010, 06:33:35 PM »
It took exactly how long I calculated it would.


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I ended up with 60 fps in IE and 3 fps in FF. Massive difference.

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Re: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2010, 07:18:22 PM »
Another secret message :)

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Your exclamation was directed at the speed of the download not the content of the site....which isn't measured in fps.


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Re: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2010, 07:37:19 PM »
Another secret message :)


:)
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Ah. Got it. But it was extremely odd to get 2.4 MB down that fast. It's was instantaneous. MS uses CDNs, so it's no surprise that it's fast, but that was abnormally fast.

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Re: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2010, 06:37:04 AM »
 :wallbash: ...Do you have any idea how much time I wasted trying to find a (fps) media stream on that page? lol

However (back on topic) Over all it was much faster than past experiences with the same type of (um...) transition.

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Re: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2010, 11:31:53 PM »
I have to reboot my PC in order to finish the IE9 beta installation?

Not gonna happen.


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Re: OMFG! Beauty of the Web...
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2010, 03:53:43 AM »
i can't help noticing this in the IE9 Beta Product Guide but is it a coincidence that the XPS file size is almost 3 times smaller than PDF?

ie9_beta_05_10_2010_001.pngOMFG! Beauty of the Web...

http://www.microsoft...8&displaylang=en