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Re: bittorrent in core? what frontend?



On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 10:45 -0600, Michael Favia wrote:
> Luke Macken wrote:
> > 
> > If any bittorrent client is to slip into core, my vote is for the
> > upstream default.
> > 
> > | I think the only viable alternative would be azureus really, which is 
> > | java-based.
> > 
> > Azureus is OK, but is a bit feature-bloated IMO for a pice of software
> > that just needs to manage downloads (I mean, seriously, do people really
> > need an IRC client built into their bittorrent client?).  I think that
> > the functionality of the standard upstream gui should satisfy all of our
> > core needs.
> Agreed about the IRC client but does it allow bandwidth throttling, file 
>   priority selection (High, low, dont get), and UPnP router management? 
> I haven't used it because azureus has satisfied all my needs just 
> wondering what it provided and that rpm looks so far away. -mf

Not sure but I think the one in core should be the simplest.  Click on
a .torrent file and a nice little progress bar pops up to tell you the
status and perhaps sits in the notification area.  By all means though,
get Azureus to work and find someone to package it into extras.

-- 
John (J5) Palmieri <johnp redhat com>


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