Bittorrent Client Idea

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David Sterry
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The idea: A Bittorrent client specifically designed to maintain a local repository of current 100% Free GNU/Linux distributions.

Details: When you start the client, you simply check the distributions(gNewSense, Kongoni, BLAG, etc.) and arches(i686, x64, MIPSEL) that you want. Then tell it how much disc space it's allowed to use or maybe how many ISOs to keep around.

Then using built in RSS feeds(that we may need to provide ourselves) it will download the appropriate ISOs when they come out.

Could be built from an existing free software bittorrent client or as a plugin for one.

What you have to ask yourself is, do you want to be a free software hero? We're not gonna live forever!