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Message 96790 - Posted: 15 Mar 2020, 22:54:20 UTC

Will BOINC consider to offer a .torrent file on it's download page?
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Message 96793 - Posted: 15 Mar 2020, 23:31:06 UTC - in response to Message 96790.  

What for? The client? I doubt it.
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Message 96798 - Posted: 16 Mar 2020, 7:04:20 UTC - in response to Message 96793.  

If the download was the size of a Linux distro, I could understand it. Unless in the future BOINC becomes bloated out of all recognition, I see no point.
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Message 96815 - Posted: 16 Mar 2020, 15:10:19 UTC
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For the home user, It would be interesting to download long term task pack in a torrent; however,
such a torrent would have to be generated, downloaded by less than a handful of people, and finished.

From a perspective of transferring tasks to an offline computer, it might be interesting.

The practicality of it might not really be worth the effort...
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