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Re: bittorrent in core? what frontend?



On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 16:23 -0500, Jack Tanner wrote:
> John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> I don't mean to get into "my favorite client is X" debate, but if we're 
> picking something for core, I'd argue for picking a client that people 
> really love.[1] I've never used Azureus, but by that reasoning, since 
> Azureus is regularly on sf.net's most downloaded/highest activity lists, 
> it's a good choice. The "safe but boring" default client is a bad choice.

Fedora focuses on Gnome.
For UI consistency - a gnome client is best imho.
A non gnome gtk client is acceptable.

Java - I'm not a big fan. I've never tried Azureus - but the only
operating system I've ever used where gui java apps look even halfway
acceptable is OS X.


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