Download Manager Idea

Samuel Cormier-Iijima sciyoshi at
Sun Oct 22 20:12:53 BST 2006

On 10/22/06, Christoffer Sørensen <sorensen.christoffer at> wrote:
> On 10/21/06, Samuel Cormier-Iijima <sciyoshi at> wrote:
> > Hello Ubuntu Devs,
> > What I'm thinking of would be a download manager for the desktop. It
> > would be a session-based daemon that exposes a DBus interface to let
> > applications download/share files. For example, when an application is
> [...]
> What benefits do the end user have?
> What benefits do the application developers have?

The same could be asked of Telepathy. What does it provide for end
users? Of course, it makes writing an IM client easier, but still...

Such a download manager would, like Mathusalem, allow the user to
manage all downloads from a central place, as well as enabling
applications to download from various sources semi-transparently,
being managed by a central daemon...


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