The API quota is exceeded for search but not for "L" I'm feeling lucky.
... I'm not sure if that supports or contradicts your point....
I have several free web browsers on my laptop,
but I generally do not look at web sites from
my own machine, aside from a few sites operated
for or by the GNU Project, FSF or me. I fetch
web pages from other sites by sending mail to a
program that fetches them, much like wget, and
then mails them back to me.
Now, as to why he does this, I have no idea. Thoughts anyone?
By artificially increasing the amount of effort required for reading a page (adding a resistance, such as a relatively complicated procedure for fetching the page) the hidden cost becomes much more visible.
:) .COM was (on of?) DOS executable file extension(s) - before .EXE...
EXE files were larger and had to be rebased by the OS on load.
Someone tell me if i got this wrong, it's been a while!
Also, COM files in VMS are the equivalent of BAT files in MS-DOS and shell scripts in Unix-like OSes.
My wife built and sysoped one.
And yes, that's how we met.
Wolves ... or raised in Oklahoma in the pre-internet era. Same thing, really.
I love how local computer customs differ.
(disclaimer: I did olduse.net)
Or am I wrong and that is the noise you are sending to them? Now I'm curious.