[Hpr] Why no hpr torrent yet?

Joshua Burton morgellon at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 15:31:46 PST 2013

I think this is cool.   I was planning on setting up a bit torrent sync
folder for all the HPR shows and another for the last 10 or 25 shows.  I'm
currently on my way to Seattle and will be out of town until Dec 8th.  I
should have plenty of down time in Seattle to get the ball rolling on this
and have it full functional before years end.
On Nov 25, 2013 4:22 PM, "dg" <dg at deepgeek.us> wrote:

> Hi, all,
> What gives?  A sad day it is for me to realize, after listening to the
> last HPR community news (where it was said "a few people slurped the
> whole feed,") that I can't find a legal torrent for hpr?  I thought
> surly archive.org would be torrenting our files, but they appear to not
> be doing this.
> So I actually have 73 Gig on my zfs array available, but my collection
> is a hodge-podge mix of mp3 and ogg.  I thought of doing it on my own
> totally and claiming to be some kind of torrent hero, but I thought
> better that I might first check to see if anybody made any attempts
> along these lines and that my info was correct before proceeding.  It
> would also be nice to know if anybody has a legal private tracker
> before trying to duplicate effort.
> I'm thinking that if even a third of this list can seed just when they
> are home at their computer, we can have a pretty good torrent going
> into the future, relieving bandwidth on the main server and possibly
> averting web bottlenecks and unnecessary bandwidth issues.
> I'm wondering whether or not to start with the first one thousand eps
> of the speex or ogg format.  I guess the mp3 might be more poplar (and
> might cut bandwidth needs better, as those files are the largest) but I
> come here to brainstorm before doing anything.
> Ken, is it possible that I could get a password into the main servers
> ftp to do one big efficient slurp sometime in the future?  Or do you
> have any sneaky tar files anywhere?
> yours,
> ---
> DG
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