[OS X TeX] MacTeX-2008 Status
alex at rosiba.com
Wed Sep 3 08:40:14 EDT 2008
On Sep 3, 2008, at 2:14 PM, Martin Costabel wrote:
> Peder Axensten wrote:
>> BitTorrents seem to be associated with pirate copy distribution,
>> but it is a very efficient protocol for distributing large files to
>> many clients.
> Rather interesting experience for a first-time user. For me, this is
> not fast, download at about 10KB/s. At the current speed,
> downloading this thing will take 2 days. Upload started immediately,
> and at 3 to 10 times the download speed. Apparently many users are
> not very social and block upload (among them, if I read the list
> right, you, Peder).
Bittorrent can be quite slow if you are behind a firewall. Peers
attempting to connect to your node will be rejected. If you can
change your firewall, forward bittorrent's port to your machine and it
will be much faster.
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