Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-03-09 Thread cpghost
On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 10:43:01AM +0100, Oliver Fromme wrote: cpghost wrote: On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 05:20:50PM +0100, Oliver Fromme wrote: That's pure speculation (and quite paranoid). The daemon image is still visible on many FreeBSD.org web pages. In fact, no less pages than

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-03-08 Thread cpghost
On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 05:20:50PM +0100, Oliver Fromme wrote: That's pure speculation (and quite paranoid). The daemon image is still visible on many FreeBSD.org web pages. In fact, no less pages than before the contest, and there is no indication that it might change. However, you've

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-03-08 Thread Oliver Fromme
cpghost wrote: On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 05:20:50PM +0100, Oliver Fromme wrote: That's pure speculation (and quite paranoid). The daemon image is still visible on many FreeBSD.org web pages. In fact, no less pages than before the contest, and there is no indication that it might

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-03-07 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
- Original Message - From: Oliver Fromme [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 3:50 AM Subject: Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server Sorry for the late reply, but I think this one needs

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-03-07 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 07:35:33AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: - Original Message - From: Oliver Fromme [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 3:50 AM Subject: Re: FreeBSD

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-03-07 Thread Oliver Fromme
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Before the devil controversy flared up, there was no usage of mascot in relation to Beastie. Historically, the daemon image was always used as a mascot for BSD (not just FreeBSD). I've always perceived it that way. FreeBSD in particular adopted the daemon

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-03-05 Thread Oliver Fromme
Sorry for the late reply, but I think this one needs a correction, so others don't find wrong information in the archives ... Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: [...] The FreeBSD Beastie was struck from his position as logo for FreeBSD for some EXTREMELY minor controversy surrounding religions icons.

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-02-01 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
- Original Message - From: Jeremy Faulkner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Eric Hildebrandt [EMAIL PROTECTED]; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 1:34 PM Subject: Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server On 1/31/07, Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-02-01 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
- Original Message - From: Javier Henderson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 5:24 AM Subject: Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server On Jan 31, 2007, at 3:44 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: The FreeBSD

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-02-01 Thread Javier Henderson
What, exactly, is the benefit to an ISP to wear such a feather? Mainly marketing, if the ISP can handle hosting of freebsd.org, then they obviously can handle hosting of most other things on the Internet. Remember, the people that buy seriously large amounts of bandwidth don't use

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-02-01 Thread Jona Joachim
1:34 PM Subject: Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server On 1/31/07, Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why? FreeBSD isn't commercial software, there's no need to go through all the hocus pocus to conceal the uploader so the RIAA doesen't sue him. Standard FTP works perfectly fine

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-02-01 Thread RW
On Thu, 1 Feb 2007 05:02:02 -0800 Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: using a service, bittorrent, that is extremely heavily used for distribution of pirated software and music, to distribute FreeBSD. Bittorrent is a protocol, not a service or network. It scales much better than http

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-02-01 Thread cpghost
On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 05:02:02AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Which is exactly why I cannot understand why anyone would want to use bittorrent to legitimately distribute anything. Why use a service that the RIAA is actively attacking, because such service is being used to illegally

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-02-01 Thread youshi10
On Thu, 1 Feb 2007, cpghost wrote: On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 05:02:02AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Which is exactly why I cannot understand why anyone would want to use bittorrent to legitimately distribute anything. Why use a service that the RIAA is actively attacking, because such

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-02-01 Thread youshi10
On Thu, 1 Feb 2007, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: - Original Message - From: Jeremy Faulkner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Eric Hildebrandt [EMAIL PROTECTED]; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 1:34 PM Subject: Re: FreeBSD Torrent

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-01-31 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
- Original Message - From: Eric Hildebrandt [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 11:10 AM Subject: FreeBSD Torrent Server I was wondering if the FreeBSD torrent server will be back online any time soon? Tryed to download version 6.2 and

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-01-31 Thread Garrett Cooper
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: - Original Message - From: Eric Hildebrandt [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Monday, January 29, 2007 11:10 AM Subject: FreeBSD Torrent Server I was wondering if the FreeBSD torrent server will be back online any time soon? Tryed to

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-01-31 Thread Ted Mittelstaedt
- Original Message - From: Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 12:40 AM Subject: Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: - Original Message - From: Eric Hildebrandt [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-01-31 Thread Javier Henderson
On Jan 31, 2007, at 3:44 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: The FreeBSD server operators don't pay a dime for bandwidth and if the bandwidth supplier for freebsd.org made the slightest complaint about the bandwidth they are donating, there's a passel of ISP's and networks that would fight each other

Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server

2007-01-31 Thread Jeremy Faulkner
On 1/31/07, Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why? FreeBSD isn't commercial software, there's no need to go through all the hocus pocus to conceal the uploader so the RIAA doesen't sue him. Standard FTP works perfectly fine at any of the mirror sites, and you will get your ISO no