__/ [ Bobbie ] on Sunday 14 May 2006 07:02 \__
> While performing an interpretive dance to Enya's Carribean Blue, Roy
> Schestowitz exclaimed:
>> __/ [ Linonut ] on Saturday 13 May 2006 21:41 \__
>>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Tim Smith belched out this bit o' wisdom:
>>>> In article <53egj3-uju.ln1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, spike1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>> Bobbie <bobbie4(remove-this)@shaw.ca> did eloquently scribble:
>>>>>> Well I took spike1's advise (I tried the bittorrent web page and nada,
>>>>>> a FAQ but not much else) and opened ports 6880 to 6980.
>>>>> You're welcome... Before slagging off a program... Look it up and ask
>>>> Or slag it for the right reason. Needing to open 100 ports sucks.
>>> How else are you going to connect to a 100 peers, though?
>> Same port. Like pipelining in HTTP. TCP packers, as in any other case,
>> have layers below port number. That aside, isn't a connection to 100 peers
>> make him somewhat of a lamer (hacker's terminology)?
>> Best wishes,
> Damned id I do damned if I don't.
> So what's a fair number of ports to open?
Opinion: Just make sure you give as much as you get. Make it reciprocal.
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