Easier and more reliable ISO downloads, with error correction

Nicolas Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 14:24:03 UTC 2007

John Richard Moser escribió:
> Anthony Bryan wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Have you thought about using Metalinks for your ISO downloads? It's an
>> XML format used by download apps, and contains the ways to get a file
>> (mirrors/P2P) along with info for automatic error detection/recovery
>> (checksums) and other stuff.
> Bittorrent.
>> It makes things simpler for the user, since they don't have to
>> manually try a bunch of servers that could be down, can use local
>> mirrors first, and can repair downloads (very useful for large files
>> like ISOs).
> Bittorrent.

I usually get slow speeds on BitTorrent. I download via HTTP (using 
multiple mirrors) and then seed the torrent for the rest.

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