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Re: torrent page?



On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 16:24:27 +0000,
  Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 10:28 -0500, Richard Hally wrote:
> > Richard Hally wrote:
> > > Anyone have an idea when this page will be updated for test3?
> > > 
> > > http://torrent.fedoraproject.org/
> > > 
> > perfect timing! it is updated now. thanks
> 
> I'm confused.
> 
> Source: http://fedora.redhat.com/About/schedule/
> 
> 22 February 2006 test3 release, translation build freeze (builds
> completed)
> 
> Do we get an early treat or something?

I suspect the idea is to encourage bit torrent downloading to save
bandwidth. They probably had to get things ready today anyway, so that
public mirrors could have copies by Wednesdays. By letting people
use bit torrent early they will reduce the spike on the ftp servers
Wednesday.


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