Please 'leak' Fedora 8

Konstantin Svist fry.kun at
Mon Nov 5 21:41:28 UTC 2007

Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-05 at 13:53 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> I plan to use wget to d/l F8 and was checking out my mirror and 
>> discovered there was a list of available Fedora versions that was
>> 6 ,7, 
>> 8! I clicked on 8 and a panel came up saying I am not allowed to do 
>> that. This makes me think it is there but waiting for permission to 
>> allow d/l of 8...
> Yep Karl, that is how it usually works.  The mirrors have it synced up
> days/hours before the release date. You can sort of see it, but cdan't
> touch until that date when the permissions are granted to download.
> (Although, at times, if not most, it starts to get leaked.  But who
> cares, if it's out there, it's out there and that is less bandwidth used
> on release day)
Why isn't it made available over BitTorrent, then? Bandwidth isn't 
nearly as much of a problem, there...

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