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Bit Torrent

On Sun, 18 Apr 2004 08:49:09 -0400 (EDT)
Bob Keyes <bob at> wrote:

> Indeed it is. I'd like to see it integrated into the web browser. I
> think that things that tend to cause net log-jams (just as a new
> kernel release) should FIRST be put on bittorrent.
> Can you imagine what bittorrent could do on a large lan, that had a
> small upstream? Say, some large university remote and poor enough to
> have a crappy Internet connection.
> Something to be aware of: the original bittorrent client got messy if
> it ran out of disk space. Bad error handling.
I think there is a double edged sword. Within a large LAN it makes the
distribution of a software product more efficient, but once you start
pushing stuff out of the LAN then you could wind up with a mess. 

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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