[Project_owners] BitTorrent Project
davidf at sjsoft.com
Sat Nov 8 11:02:45 EST 2003
Robert J. Accettura wrote:
> For anyone looking for a project ;-)
> I'm curious about if it's possible to create a BitTorrent client
> extension for Mozilla/Firebird.... think about it:
> - Many torrents already exist. Popular for large downloads
> - Mozilla.org is investigating using torrents for Mozilla releases
> - Could even perform auto-update of Firebird through it in the future
> Could integrate it to appear as a regular download (in the download
> Written in Python, and open source.(MIT license)
> Anyway, just wondering if anyone with some good mozilla experience was
> looking for a new project. Would be pretty cool IMHO. I'm far from
> that level of experience.
> Anyway, just a thought.
Great idea. A related, but totally different idea:
What about serving torrent files for all the .mozdev.org downloads?
This may end up being easier than the mirror system, and has proven to
be a good way of reducing bandwidth...
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