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Re: Debian mirror scripts

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:

>>>>>> "Goswin" == Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
>     Goswin> zsync has the option of looking into gziped files and
>     Goswin> rsync them as if they would be ungziped (while still just
>     Goswin> downloading chunks of the gziped file). Its a bit more
>     Goswin> complex algorithm but works even better than rsyncable
>     Goswin> files and rsync.
> zsync looks suspiciously like it might have similar patent issues
> which killed the rproxy project.
> Then again I am no expert; Please tell me I am wrong...
> -- 
> Brian May <bam@debian.org>

zsync uses the algorithm described in the rsync technical paper
afaik. Does rsync have a patent issue? Do we realy care about some
stupid countries patents?

Maybe non-us isn't ready to die yet, changing from crypto to patented


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