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>>>>> "Brian" == Brian Friday <bfriday@...> writes:
Brian> The biggest problem associated with new bittorrent users (IMHO)
Brian> is that they swamp their connection (unless they are on a T-1+)
Brian> if a reasonable "--max_upload_rate" is not set.
Yes, that is part of the problem when connected via straws. But
a dialup is entirely swamped even with --max_upload_rate 1.
Now, if it can be limited to just, say, 32 or 64 sockets, with a
reasonably good guarantee that no more nodes will try to connect
while that limit is reached, I'd suspect it would work well even
on such low bandwidth connections.
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