Back in the days, when I still used w3schools.com to learn HTML, I found a little joke on their website. It’s an imaginary person asking where he can download the internet. As an answer, they link to an animation. Everyone who has a bit of internet knowledge, knows that it’s a joke. Wait, did I say everyone?
During your daily browsing, you’ve probably stumbled upon those paid content delivery networks (CDN) a few times. Those networks give you a limited, low, speed if you are not a paying member, and give you full speed if you did pay to use the premium service. Let’s see if we can do stream rate limiting in PHP.