Statistics problem

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Tue Apr 28 12:57:50 UTC 2009

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 08:44:15AM -0400, Jon Stanley wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at> wrote:
> > uniq-ing the IP addresses doing the downloading.  That method has the
> > potential to cut out legitimate, repetitive downloads from inside a
> > firewall.  I'd feel better cutting those ticks out if they were
> I'm not sure if you can see this in our logs or not (you might have to
> have the individual mirrors logs :( ), but if the response code is a
> 206, that means it was a RANGE request - to download part of a file.
> It's not at all uncommon for a download manager to open 20-30
> connections to download the same file for the same user.,
> So I'd opt for the conservative approach of uniques as well.

To clarify, I'm already filtering these out on a 302 code.  How would
that change your opinion, if at all?

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