BBC News Examines Alternative Browsers

Friday March 7th, 2003

A prolific writer writes: "I saw this article on the BBC News front page about alternatives to MSIE." As well as Mozilla, the report also looks briefly at Safari, Netscape, Opera and the secretive new Xwebs browser.

#21 Simultanious connections

by Ark42

Sunday March 9th, 2003 11:22 AM

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I thought browsers made a couple connections, but each connection was used for a different file, where as "download accelerators" make multiple connections for the same file and try to retrieve various pieces of the single file all at once.