support for .metalink
corey.burger at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 22:29:40 UTC 2007
On 4/12/07, shirish agarwal <shirishag75 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Everybody,
> Is there possibility to have ubuntu .metalink for i386 (English) &
> AMD (English) atleast somewhere for people to start using .metalink. I am
> sure there are people who have pretty high speeds which would benefit
> everybody as people would be able to download faster. The site to know more
> about metalinking is www.metalinker.org and there is a GUI python based
> .metalink editor at http://hampus.vox.nu/metalink/ which people could/should
> use. To know more about .metalink wikipedia is also very cool.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metalink . There is already a
> mini-repository at http://metalink.packages.ro/ which can be used. Also KGet
> is supporting the .metalink format so we do have a download manager which
> supports it.
> Although I have nothing to do with metalinker.org in any
> commercial sense but do like the idea. There may be few things which might
> not be perfect, but seems a logical way as people get mroe speeds & then are
> able to max their connection, using this. Lemme know what u guys think :)
> Shirish Agarwal
The appropriate thing to do in this case is to create a spec and
ask for it to be discussed at the next UDS in Sevilla.
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