Re: Debian mirror scripts
Brian May <email@example.com> writes:
>>>>>> "Goswin" == Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 <email@example.com>
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