October 16, 2003


Okay, Tim Bray has posted one of the more amusing entries I've read in a while: Debbie Does BitTorrent.

So I clicked "Go" and BitTorrent connected to fifteen "peers" and began to slog through Debbie at an average of about 30K/second, and pretty soon began to upload to others at about twice that. Then it did the time estimate and told me it would be done in six hours or so, so I went to bed. When the alarm went off it was just finishing up, and the numbers were consistent, it'd downloaded a gig and uploaded about twice as much to my PornoPeers. Foggy-eyed and pre-coffee, purely in the spirit of experimental verification I clicked on DDD.avi and Quicktime emitted some incomprehensible gibberish about the wrong coder or the wrong version and sorry 'bout that, and shut down.

Heh. PornoPeers.

You learn something new every day.

Posted by jzawodn at 08:17 PM