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- Subject: Re: ISO hoster wanted
- From: Ezra Sims <ezra.sims@...>
- Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 22:08:01 -0400
On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 9:45 PM, Christian Thaeter <email@example.com>
Am Tue, 6 Sep 2011 21:10:18 -0400
schrieb Ezra Sims <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
It doesn't need trackers anymore or? You just create the torrent and
> All you would need to do is host the torrent and provide a link via
> the mailing list. I'm sure there's a few people reading who wouldn't
> mind seeding for you.
> Finding trackers for it would be the only marginally difficult part.
> I'd probably start with the Pirate Bay myself - Image aside, they're
> very stable and mirrored/duped by quite a few sites..
host it (from slow home) and then the swarm will distribute.
Yes, DHT (distributed hash table) makes trackerless torrents easy to do. Trackers are preferred mainly for visibility reasons (read: getting the image out to people who wouldn't otherwise be looking for it). They do have the nice advantage of ensuring that every possible peer and seed is connected to each other.