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provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
yeah, you are right, there were plans to do so.
decision was that only some files get distributed via bt.
to get a feeling why i did this: look at the stats on both trackers.
Rob Baxter wrote:
> Gentoo themselves has already made torrent's available directly. It
> would make more sense in my opinion to seed the offical torrent if you
> have the bandwidth to spare.
> Rob Baxter
> Michael Imhof wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Foerderverein Gentoo e.V. is proud to offer various
>> possibilities to download all files of the brand new release:
>> - Via bittorrent:
>> Go to http://tracker.netdomination.org , it carries ALL release files
>> (means the ones from the official mirrors and the ones only distributed
>> via bt).
>> - Via ftp:
>> To make it easier for peoply who don't want or who can't use bittorrent
>> we also offer a ftp server that carries ALL release files (as stated
>> above the ones from the official mirrors and the ones "only" distributed
>> via bt).
>> The url to the ftp space is: ftp://ftp2.stw-bonn.de/pub/mirror/gentoo/
>> Feel free to set up mirrors using the files provided above.
>> For ftp mirrors please be so kind and give us the url so we can
>> publish it.
>> If you want to help us with bt just download whatever files you want and
>> don't close your client after the download is complete.
>> Have fun with the new release!
>> Choice to the user!
>> Michael Imhof
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