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Worries and Fixes

The results for yesterday have given us the first clean view of the operation of our new streaming samples set up.

The stats indicate that only half the requests for streaming samples are maturing. If this persists some further diagnosis and fixes are going to be needed because dissappointed visitors will simply walk away.

It is a bit early to say but so far no real evidence of greater access to HiFi samples - we'll leave that for a while and then see if some tweaks to the relevant pages can improve this.

On the other side of the coin there were a few failed Can Can clip requests so there is evidence of the activity which concerned us but it is not too worrying.

We are off for a long weekend - "sur le continent" - back Monday.

In the meantime here is a streaming sample from another "entertainment" from Scott Joplin - The Strenuous Life - if you like it you can buy the full HiFi MP3 file at
for just under a dollar(US).

If you have a problem with this streaming sample, here are some no cost options which will improve your internet browsing experience and make our samples readily available:
a) check the status of you Flash Player plugin,
b) consider updating your Internet Explorer browser software to the latest version or
c) downloading the latest version of the FireFox browser and augment it with the latest Flash Player plug-in from Macromedia.

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