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Re: Load Balancing

Juliusz Chroboczek <Juliusz.Chroboczek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > I believe this results in a perceptible performance improvement for general 
> > browsing.
> I think so too, but some people disagree.  Since I don't want to get
> into this discussion again, I refer you to the following friendly flamewar.

Additionally there's http://tor.eff.org/volunteer.html.en#Coding:

|We need a measurement study of Polipo vs Privoxy. Is Polipo in
|fact significantly faster, once you factor in the slow-down from Tor?
|Are the results the same on both Linux and Windows? Related, does Polipo
|handle more web sites correctly than Privoxy, or vice versa? Are there
|stability issues on any common platforms, e.g. Windows?

Looks like the first person who comes up with a reproducible
benchmark could make three projects happy at the same time.

> (Note that while the tone was not always as polite as it should have
> been, Fabian and I live in good friendship and mutual respect.)

I second that.


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