[Foundation-l] Database dumps

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 11:58:07 UTC 2007

> If the bandwidth isn't a problem, then you can use web seed[1] to back
> the torrent up when there aren't enough regular seeders. surely,
> bittorrent is the safest way to get uncorrupted downloads.

If you're using the Wikipedia server as the main seed, then you might
as well download it directly. Bittorrent only does so many checks
because it's so easy for it to get corrupted when you're downloading
from so many people. A direct download is much safer.

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