Talk:BitTorrent (disambiguation)

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Seeders and leechers[edit]

Can anyone explain to me exactly what seeders/leechers are? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 16:58, 22 July 2008

See BitTorrent (protocol). Chris Cunningham (not at work) - talk 16:13, 22 July 2008 (UTC)

Seeders are people uploading the torrent files and Leechers are the people downloading the files. Simple. M2K —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:13, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

and wrong.
With bittorrent seeders are peers in the 'swarm' that have a complete copy of the data, a leecher is anyone who does not yet have a complete copy. (talk) 08:31, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

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