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Re: bittorrent tracker logs

On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Charles Fry wrote:


I am currently performing some research at Carnegie Mellon University on
improving BitTorrent's fault-tolerance and scalability. As a prospective
Debian developer, Debian is one of the big driving motivations
behind my research, as I feel that the Debian community could benefit
very directly from improvements in this field.

Could you produce a webpage from your research group? I'd be interested in what kind of work you do.

So, I was wondering if there was any way that I could obtain anonymized
tracker logs of the official Debian torrents. It would be terrific if
these logs went back to the Sarge release, but I know that that is a lot
to ask for. :-)

We don't have those old logs, no.

Even if we can't obtain old logs, perhaps we could arrange for new ones
to be kept suitible for these research purposes.

This could possibly be arranged, I'm Cc:ing the mailinglist to see if anyone has objections.

/Mattias Wadenstein

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