annew at kde.org
Fri Jul 13 11:52:23 BST 2012
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On 12/07/12 22:26, dE . wrote:
> On 07/13/12 04:27, Sian Mountbatten wrote:
>> On 12/07/12 08:53, dE . wrote:
>>> On 07/11/12 00:54, Burkhard Lück wrote:
>>>> Am Dienstag, 10. Juli 2012, 21:20:46 schrieb Sian
>>>>> This, apparently, is some kind of joke, because the manual
>>>>> consists of a list of features, and that's all. Does that
>>>>> mean that no manual has been written?
>>> Do we need one?
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>> Yes, there are lots of terms on the Ktorrent display which don't
>> appear to be explained anywhere. What's "choked", "snubbed",
>> "DHT" mean? And "score"? And "Upload Slot" and "Requests". Maybe
>> you are an aficionado and know the meaning of all these terms. As
>> a new user of Ktorrent, I am impressed with the functionality of
>> Ktorrent, but not impressed at the lack of help. Yes, we DO NEED
>> a manual.
> These are generic torrent network terms; even if there was a
> manual, this probably wouldn't be documented.
> As far as I remember --
> Choked -- All bandwidth of the peer is occupied.
> Upload Slot -- For uploading purposes, how many peers should be
> connected to you at a time.
> Others I don't know, you may like to search for the terms.
There is a very basic page at http://userbase.kde.org/KTorrent - it
would be very useful to have a glossary attached to that (I can create
a new subpage for it, if there are enough terms to warrant that). The
advantage of doing it there is that we can get the terms translated
into many languages. All that would remain, then, would be to have a
link to UserBase in the Help menu.
UserBase is a wiki, so any additional information being added to the
page would be appreciated.
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