William Morgan wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Some time last month there was talk of a Ruby BitTorrent client. I don't
> know whether anything materialized from that, but I've been playing
> around with the idea of a pure-Ruby client, and it's finally reached a
> state where it's usable.
> 
> If anyone is interested in playing around with it or using the code,
> please check out
> http://www.masanjin.net/~wmorgan/rubytorrent/rubytorrent-0.0.tar.gz.
> 
> It needs a lot of testing and tweaking, but it can successfully download
> files (or at least the couple I've tried).
> 

Hi William,

I`d like to test your torrent client but had some problems with each of 
the three scripts. Maybe my lovely Windows OS caused the following 
problems? I`ve tried other .torrent files but with same result. Azureus 
(V2.2.0.2) accepted these files without problems.

Andreas

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running
* Windows 2003 SE [Version 5.2.3790]
* ruby 1.8.2 (2004-12-25) [i386-mswin32]
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D:\rubytorrent-0.0>ruby -d rtpeer.rb KNOPPIX_V3.7-2004-12-08-EN[1].torrent
Exception `RubyTorrent::BEncodingError' at 
../rubytorrent/bencoding.rb:156 - no dictionary terminator
error parsing metainfo file 
KNOPPIX_V3.7-2004-12-08-EN[1].torrent---maybe not a .torrent?