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    toonel.net: JZlib-compressing proxy with Java client

    22nd May 2007

    Came across toonel.net project. It’s free for private, non-commercial use.
    Citing the site:

    toonel.net is an experiment in a technique for conserving network bandwidth. If you are paying a fee based on the amount of data you transfer (e.g. 3G/GPRS/DSL/CDMA) and have monthly download limit, or if you have narrowband connection (e.g. dialup modem) then you are most likely to appreciate the service toonel.net offers. There are number of toonel.net client application packages. All solutions are 100% Java based and therefore this service can be used on any platform with an installed Java Runtime Environment, including mobile phones.

    toonel.net: what it is good for?

    • expensive transports (e.g. GPRS, CDMA…)
    • narrowband or slow connections (e.g. dial-up)
    • stretching download limits

    Why toonel.net is different?

    • cross platform
    • built from open source components
    • allows to compress virtually any traffic

    As soon as I switch to some java-enabled personal communication device, (and if toonel.net will still exist by that time :) ), I would definitely try it. Or if I switch to some speedy but traffic-limited internet-access provider.

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    2 Responses to “toonel.net: JZlib-compressing proxy with Java client”

    1. 需要下载地址 Says:

      请问能给我一个下载的连接地址吗? toonel.net

    2. Bogdan Says:

      toonel.net 已經過時,但他們的下載頁面在這裡:http://toonel.net/downloads.html

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