Mozilla 1.2 - Get It While It's Hot!
Tuesday November 26th, 2002
mozilla.org has just released Mozilla 1.2. New to this version (since 1.1) are Type Ahead Find, toolbars as text/icons/both, support for GTK themes on Linux and native style for HTML form controls on Windows XP, multiple tabs as startpage,
Link Prefetching, filter after the fact and filter logging in Mail, the ability to sync your addressbook to a Palm device on MS Windows, and much, much more.
#51 Magnet Links
Wednesday November 27th, 2002 1:01 PM
You are replying to this message
Magnet links are used in a couple Gnutella-based clients to more easily find files on that network. Lately Whenever I see a release that I think could benefit from a little bandwidth saving I download the file, slap it into my Shared directory and post the magnet links to relevant loctations. If many people were to use the P2P clients to download the file instead of the main servers it would decrease the bandwidth usage for main host and increases the exposure of the file. In theory the people who download it from me would share it as well as the people that download it from them and so forth. It's a good theory, even if I can't explain it well.