[bittorrent] Open letter to the BBC

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 12:47:52 EDT 2005


On 6/20/05, Alon Rohter <arohter at nolar.com> wrote:
> Using the Azureus client, I downloaded a popular 350MB torrent and seeded
> it to a 1:1 share ratio at 20KB/s upload rate while connected with 200
> peers.  The resulting overhead?  According to the statistics view:
> 5.6% download overhead
> 5.7% upload overhead

And what exactly does the statistics view consider overhead? Is TCP
included? IP? Ethernet? Physical?



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