[Foundation-l] Version 0.5 CD *finally* released

Rory Stolzenberg rory096 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 21:54:53 UTC 2007

On 4/7/07, Titoxd at Wikimedia <titoxd.wikimedia at gmail.com> wrote:
> [cross-posted to Foundation-l, Wikipedia-l and WikiEN-l]
> The release consists of an eclectic selection of 1964 articles, selected
> over a period of one year, which span from Art to Zeus. It draws heavily on
> the English Wikipedia's featured article base, to have it also be a showcase
> of the best of our work. The CD is available at
> http://www.wikipediaondvd.com, and sells for approximately €12 ($15 USD,
> £8.50) with part of the sales going directly to the Wikimedia Foundation.
> The CD is also publicly viewable online, and the CD's ISO file is available
> as well.
> Titoxd.

Why isn't it available via torrent? The site says that it's looking for
stronger servers, which means it obviously doesnt have enough bandwidth to
support everyone downloading off it, so wouldn't a torrent be a good idea?

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