Martin, BitTorrent could eliminate the need for multiple mirrors
altogether. Conventional servers have their place, but take X-Plane
for example: <>
The BitTorrent download is displayed as the preferred download method,
but for those who would rather download from a conventional server
there is room for that as well.
While 200 kbps is fast enough under most circumstances, I have noticed
that the servers are still slow. (The time it takes to connect and at
times download)
BitTorrent is scalable. The more people downloading, the faster it gets.
But I do see your point.

Frederic, you would manage the versions just as it is done now.

By the way, the FGFS category is:

If nobody is really interested in this, I won't maintain it in the future.

On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 11:50:41 +0100, Frederic Bouvier <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Quoting Martin Spott :
> > I have the whole set but I don't volunteer because I personally don't
> > feel that we're going to gain noticeable improvement just by offering
> > another file transfer method.
> And what about version management on a P2P network ?
> What is the version of file w090n40.tgz ?
> -Fred
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