[bittorrent] Re: New bittorrent list?

Justin Cormack justin at street-vision.com
Wed Mar 23 13:30:23 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 20:26 -0500, John Reuning wrote:
> I picked you guys out as some (but not all) of the frequent participants
> on the bittorrent email list.  Bram abruptly killed the list, but having
> a list where BT-based application developers and users can congregate is
> valuable.
> I'm offering ibiblio.org as a possible new host.  If you're not familiar
> with ibiblio (where I work) we're a digital library/online archive site
> that dates back to 1992.  We're part of the Univ. of NC in the USA and
> have exclusively a research, education, and not-for-profit focus.  Among
> the larger sites we host are groklaw.net, gutenberg.org, etree.org,
> tldp.org, and confluence.org.  We have mailman for email lists.
> Who knows if there's any way to get the full subscriber list from Bram.
> I have saved msgs back to May 2004 and will take submissions if you more
> in mbox format.  That is, of course, if you want to have archives
> available.
> Just a friendly offer from a fellow developer. :)

Sorry not to respond sooner, was travelling.

I think ibiblio is a great idea for this.

My only reservation is the name of the group. Bram is clearly getting
very proprietory about the name. p2p-devel or something might better.

I have joined btports for the moment too (as I am porting bt...) but
suspect that this should be kept more focussed on those issues.

Will post some other thoughts once people have had time to subscribe so
messages arent dropped.


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