Re: [linux-audio-user] Sharing samples via P2P

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Date: Sat Mar 25 2006 - 00:34:53 EET

On Fri, 24 Mar, 2006 at 09:50PM +0000, carmen spake thus:
> On Fri Mar 24, 2006 at 04:09:00PM -0500, lee@email-addr-hidden wrote:
> > bittorrent has command line clients. The bittorrent package in debian comes with two.
> BT is mainly designed for a few large files with brief initial bursts of popularity to sustain the distribution model..a few gigs of SXSW trailers, pirated movies, DVD ISO's or what not
> for a bunch of more obscure files (drum hits created with Smack, ZynnAddSub patches, asound.conf's), something like eMule works much better. i think we probably want something like that, only more minimal, and without all the warez. i think there should be a requirement for the network, Public Domain, CC, GPL/BSD/MIT licensed content only, or at least make it glaringly obvious if it isnt.
> has anyone investigated coral? it looks like some kind of public free distributed akamai..
> W.A.S.T.E. is an egregious waste of bandwidth, and i dont see it in portage anyway. what about freenet, anyone used that?
> i think a web interface would be best for categorization, commenting, forking, user-submitted revisions etc..then point to the actual content on freenet or coral (unless that rumour about paul's 1.8 TB of disk space and bandwidth just sitting idle is true..)

The Circle ( looks good.

One file to download and go. Also has instant messaging and IRC style

We could have our own little network pretty quickly, methinks.

Done properly, we could get a lot from something like this.


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