Re: how much patience while thumbnails load?

Pat Corrigan (
Fri, 29 May 1998 13:54:10 -0700

benchmark tests-

this site gives you demos to test the ability of the graphic performance of
your computer.

At 12:14 AM 1998/05/28 -0700, you wrote:
>hi there! i'm in the process of redoing my site, and i want to have a bunch
>of thumbnail gifs (or jpegs) on my first page, directing people to
>different areas of my studio. the gifs are about 2" X 1.5", file size
>varies greatly by picture. nevertheless, do people have an idea of how many
>thumbnails on a page they have the patience to wait for and at what point
>they persoanlly get annoyed the page is still loading? Obviously everyone's
>connection is different so we won't have consensus, i'm just wondering how
>people feel. I think four is OK, 8 maybe? 12???
>thanks for your thoughts,