[time-nuts] How best to exchange Large files?
bownes at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 00:10:43 UTC 2012
Wow. I just save it to an nfs share on the NAS. Then I can get to it from anywhere in the house/world...
Have not seen anyone use kermit or zmodem orsplit or rar or uuencode for a long long time.
On Feb 21, 2012, at 18:59, Chris Albertson <albertson.chris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 3:47 PM, Robert Darlington
> <rdarlington at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Gotcha. Try using something like WinRAR to chunk up your file into
>> multiple parts or the UNIX "split" command. In the very least that's
>> a way to get it to somebody that can reassemble it for distribution on
>> a web server.
> That works but it is 100% manual. Today we have software that will
> break up files, send the bits and reassemble them and will even let
> you shut off one of both computers and automatically restart.
> Torrent is the best known of these. It will just carry one in the
> background and if more people want the file it will take advantage of
> the added bandwidth. With magnetic links you can send someone an
> email and say "click here for the file" and it will "just work". No
> one has to slip or reassemble the file.
> Chris Albertson
> Redondo Beach, California
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