off-topic: historical query concerning the Internet bubble

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Fri Aug 6 16:50:48 UTC 2010

On Aug 6, 2010, at 12:13 PM, Roland Perry wrote:
> In article <5AC3E79A-392B-4D1B-BFC7-2700942FDC3C at>, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at> writes
>> Although, as someone active in 2000, I can tell you that traffic did
>> not grow 12.55 times per year (doubling every 100 days), or anything
>> even close to that.
> Keeping it in the family a little, Mike was quoted as saying this - see p2:
> Although there were two factors here as far as LINX itself was concerned - growth in members as well as growth in traffic from each individual member.

Even ignore the fact this is overestimating growth, it still is not 12.55 times in one year.  Or even double in 100 days.


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