On Fri, 2015-05-08 at 09:34 +0530, Mukund Sivaraman wrote: > Hi schumaml > > On Thu, May 07, 2015 at 05:41:34PM +0200, Michael Schumacher wrote: > > On 05/07/2015 10:25 AM, C R wrote: > > > > > Is the torrent listed first to save bandwidth on > > > download.gimp.org? > > > > Yes, and to also force Bittorrent knowledge upon users. > > I favour changing this to a link to get the installer exe directly. I > say this from my own perspective: If I am downloading some free > software application for Windows, I'd prefer a direct link to the > installer by default rather than getting the torrent file. It is > just convenient.
Do we need more mirrors to make this (wasteful but easy) approach feasible? > > Also, as someone else said, forcing Bittorrent use upon users is not > our agenda. No-one is being forced - both links are already there. > We can have it as an option. Right now, the big large "Download GIMP > 2.8.14" Windows download link is counter intuitive to most users' > expectation. Do we have statistics on how many people use bittorrent and how many download? > > Mukund > _______________________________________________ > gimp-developer-list mailing list > List address: email@example.com > List membership: > https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list > List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list _______________________________________________ gimp-developer-list mailing list List address: firstname.lastname@example.org List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list