03 Jun 2005 19:17:55
Mitch Collinsworth
Re: Mpeg Races hit the end of the road?


On Fri, 3 Jun 2005, sknyski wrote:

> Yeah, the server could be way under $1,000 (p4, 2 * 200gb HDD, 1gb ram,
> linux) but it's the bandwidth that would kill you.

I'd still like to hear Janne tell us how much b/w he figures it's
been taking.

> The subscription idea is a good one, but I bet you'd see interest dry
> up if there was money involved. Plus, Eurosport might not be too happy
> about someone charging others to view pirated copies of their shows.
>
> Basically, someone has to do it for free, or it won't work. RIP.

Heck, I'd be happy to pay Eurosport a reasonable amount to get access
to this stuff. They could put it on their website and save Janne all
the work, plus get paid for access to it.

-Mitch