CD and DVD ISO images
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Fri Jan 25 22:08:08 UTC 2008
On Jan 25, 2008 4:58 PM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Way be when I first looked at downloading Debian, I had a similar
> > experience. The difference was that I see no value in having to
> > download and install a special program that I'm going to only use once
> > to download one thing. I already have ways of downloading files via
> > ftp, http, etc., why do I need to mess with this new program?
> Well... it does use http. The why would be for similar reasons people
> use torrent. Also like why you could use a telnet client to browse to
> view a web page via http, but you get a browser instead (bad example).
Exactly my point. I already have a bunch of programs to download
files. "Bob" is going to ask why he can't just use IE, Firefox,
uTorrent, <insert P2P app-o-the-week>. Why do I need this "special"
download program that I've never heard of that I will only use to
download Fedora? If Linux is that hard, why bother...
Personally, I can see where jigdo makes sense if you already have some
of the files downloaded, but the new user is going to be starting from
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