That's no good. I can load an MP3 in seconds at my reading room
station. Let me forward this to Peter Alyea since he would know much
more about how it all works.
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Hi, I'm at the WRPR high-end workstation in the Performing Arts
Room. I just opened an 89.1mb MP3 service low file from directory in
question, and it took 3 minutes, 15 seconds. When I tried to open the
corresponding service high-file (491mb), only 1% had loaded after more
than three minutes.
Three minutes is a long time to wait for an MP3, but it's tolerable.
The time needed to access the corresponding service high file
isn't, and this is what the waiting times are like on the good days!
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