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>From: Josh Green
"bittorrent", "ed2k" --- I hope that Internet Explorer can download
the "bittorrent" and "ed2k" files with IE's standard settings and
plugins. I cannot install anything to University's computers.
Please choose ftp or http for a fruitful start of the project!!
Are "bittorrent" and "ed2k" open source software/protocols? If not,
they should not be used. Cram? I cannot verify now but I hope it is
open source software. If not, we should use flac.
Napster, Kazaa, Gnutella, etc etc. I think there is now a bad
trend to worship transfer programs -- preferably executable
and unsecure programs -- instead of open protocols like ftp
and http. Bad, bad. What next? "Bitvirus", "Bitspy" -- to get
a file, users would have to install viruses to their computer.
And many would!
for developers of open source graphics software