bittorrent etiquette question

Kam Leo kam.leo at
Sat Jun 2 21:44:54 UTC 2007

On 6/2/07, Gerhard Magnus <magnus at> wrote:
> I've been running azureus/bittorrent for about 4 hours and have
> downloaded about 3/4 of the FC7 DVD iso.  As the incredibly cool "swarm"
> panel of azureus informs me, I've also been helping a lot of other
> people do the same thing.  My question is: what's the communal thing to
> do after I've got my copy -- i.e. how long should I stay part of the
> torrent in order to be doing what's considered fair? --Jerry

The Azureus folks will say you stay on until the ratio is at least
0.9. I try for 1.0.

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