Bittorent ?!

andrew fries afries at
Fri Mar 4 04:52:30 UTC 2005

On Fri, 04 Mar 2005 05:41:14 +0100
Vincent Trouilliez <vincent.trouilliez at> wrote:

> > it is entirely possible you get worse speed than from a well-connected ftp server. 
> :-O Grrrrr...
> > it also depends on how much bandwidth *you* allocate to uploads, 
> > I think those who share more get more preferential treatment, 
> He ?? Is that the Ubuntu "spirit" ? 

No, no - you misunderstood me. This is not a matter of Ubuntu, it's the feature of the bittorrent protocol. If the tracker sees you upload more, it then sends more chunks your way in turn. In terms of bits/sec, not in terms of 'cds per year'.

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