- Freenet 0.7.5 Build #1237 build01237
   - Freenet-ext Build #26 r23771

Lot's of people are saying they got slow downloads. I have never bitched
about it but I can offer you some info.
I use WinXpPro with 1GB allocated to freenet and big rambuckets.
The problem isn't just with this release but older ones as well.
Downloads with high availability come as fast as ever.

But these downloads I'm trying aren't all completely available and the ones
that are, are almost extinct on datablocks from freenet.

What I think happens with global queue vs non-global downloads:
Global: FN tries one download for a while, then tries a bit from another one
and so on. Result: Slow download
NonGlobal: FN tries several files at the same time, when blocks are found it
continues to leech them, the concurrent downloads that cant find blocks,
only slow it down a bit.

I present you with my graph. I'm downloading music from freenet.

Look at my bandwidth meter on the top.
Starting from the left, you can see 8 hours of downloading these tunes with
global queue.
On the right, you can see 2 hours of when I switched on Frost's Non-Global
If I were to put that in numbers of downloaded bytes, non-global downloads 3
times as much in the same time, with the same downloads.
I have been testing this for months, but finally decided to nag about it.

I recommend global queue that leeches the files it finds blocks for, or
download several threads to several files at once.
Also, the automatic update still doesn't work, just remove it.
When it tries to update, freenet restarts 4-7 times without updating.
Then Freenet stops and won't restart anymore. At that point, the update has
been completed, but node is left dead or unstarted.

Update script works as brilliant as ever, but it doesnt make use of update
files downloaded from freenet, I'm fine with that.
I would like a notification of a new version so I can manually run the
update script.
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