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January 4, 2007, 8:12 pm
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This isn't exactly a PHP-related question, but I'm hoping that the
community of developers here will have experience dealing with it. We
want to allow users to view large files on our site, but we've realized
that if users in IE click from one file to another too quickly (before
the previous files have fully loaded), future files do not load until
they close and reopen their browsers. We believe this is because of
the two-concurrent-downloads limit -- apparently Firefox correctly
recognizes when a download has been abandoned on the user's end, while
IE does not, and this causes problems.
Does this sound familiar to anyone? How have you avoided this problem?
(And if you think this belongs in a different group, please just
suggest it and I will post there.)