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RES: [Xen-users] RE: [Xen-devel] Xen 3.0.1 released!

To: "'Ian Pratt'" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, "'Anand'" <xen.mails@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RES: [Xen-users] RE: [Xen-devel] Xen 3.0.1 released!
From: "Felipe Franciosi" <ozzy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 15:02:51 -0200
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I use Xen at my lab in college and my university network administrators have
filters for Torrent, eMule, Kazaa, ... blocking everything and giving me a
lot of headache explaining when such packets hits their firewalls.

Is that a good reason? :)

BTW, I also hate filling the forms. :|

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[mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Em nome de Ian Pratt
Enviada em: quarta-feira, 1 de fevereiro de 2006 14:52
Para: Anand
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Assunto: [Xen-users] RE: [Xen-devel] Xen 3.0.1 released!

> Thanks for the release Ian.
> Just one suggestion, the download location at xensource asks 
> for name and email address on which it sends the download 
> information. Can't it just list the download site/location ? 
> Its not fun filling form for each download request. 

Having the email form is just so we can stop our servers getting crushed
if we get slashdotted (we rate limit sending of the response emails).

We were figuring that most people would only want to download one of the
sets of packages, depending on what distro they used. If you're trying
to download all of them I can understand it must be slightly

Why not use bittorent? You don't need to fill in any forms, and it
doesn't cost us $$$ to serve you the bits.


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