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youdunsay
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Postby youdunsay » Sat, 30 Dec 2006 12:30 pm

O.O Then can I ping every website I went before? So that it can load faster? What's pinging? But today's a good day, I can reach as far as WTO webby for my assignment hehex...

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Postby jpatokal » Sat, 30 Dec 2006 2:52 pm

youdunsay wrote:O.O Then can I ping every website I went before? So that it can load faster? What's pinging? But today's a good day, I can reach as far as WTO webby for my assignment hehex...

I'm sure you know the game of ping pong? You send a "ping" to the machine at the other end, it catches the ping and sends a "pong" back to you. That's all -- it's just a way of checking if the network between you and them is up. The faster the ping response, the faster the network.
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Postby ScoobyDoes » Tue, 02 Jan 2007 10:14 am

Services between S.E. Asia and the rest of the world are now basically back up to "effective" but speeds are still down about 40% from before the earthquake.

At least my SMTP on gmail started working yesterday.


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