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From: Michael Imhof <tantive@g.o>
Subject: Re: Downloading Gentoo 2004.2 via bittorrent and ftp
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 02:32:26 +0200
hi Rob,

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.



Regards
Michael



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.
> http://torrents.gentoo.org/torrents/
> 
> 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!
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> Michael Imhof
>>
>>
> 
> -- 
> gentoo-mirrors@g.o mailing list
> 
> 


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