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To: Caleb Shay <caleb@...>
From: "James H. Cloos Jr." <cloos@...>
Subject: Re: torrent support in portage
Date: 15 Apr 2003 01:24:59 -0400
>>>>> "Caleb" == Caleb Shay <caleb@...> writes:

JimC> It will work well as a supplement to the staus quo,
JimC> but not so well as a replacement.

Caleb> However, ... it would be a FEATURE option, ...

Good to know you agree.

Caleb> If all of use with fat pipes are downloading from each other,
Caleb> we aren't sucking up all the mirror's bandwidth,

Yes, that is a benefit for all of us.

In addition to its use by leaves, it may also be beneficial for the
mirror sites themselves to use bt to grab the larger distfiles.

-JimC


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