Bittorrent for releases (offering)
magetoo at fastmail.fm
Thu Mar 6 11:07:27 PST 2008
On Thu, 6 Mar 2008, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
If Sdavtaker wants to set up a torrent, it doesn't affect anything we do.
I don't see a problem.
It might affect the need for "mirror lists for isos, snapshots and packages" and
a "mirror selection tool/dns roundrobin" though.
And the argument on the wiki makes no sense. "Not enough bandwidth"?
I'll happily offer up some shovelling of bits through the tubes, by the
way. I don't have a huge lot of bandwidth either (formally 3 Mbit, bursts
higher); but I doubt there will be only two of us.
All that said, I believe things work just fine as it is now. It's just
that I personally look for a torrent first, before using a "traditional"
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