June 8th, 2016

marcus 2013

Paypal tip button

I need to set up a paypal tip button for the revamped web site and for some reason editing the old "buy the CD" one doesn't seem to work. The links I can find for setting this up no longer work, I think because Paypal have changed how it does things.

As a stop-gap I've put in a link to my paypal.me page. Is there a better way to do this, or is that about as good as it gets?
marcus 2013

Distributing Bittorrent File

I'm going to be making the Forgotten Futures CD-ROM available as a zip file. I can do this by direct download from my site and via Dropbox, but it's a 400+ MB file so that's a biggish hit on the bandwidth, and I suspect that a lot of people will download it out of curiosity when I announce it.

What I'd like to do is make it available via bittorrent. Since I doubt it will be in demand so much that people can always find a torrent, does it need to be uploaded somewhere so that people can access it when I'm not on line? Is there a reputable site for doing this?

Alternatively, is there a free file hosting site for direct downloads that has reasonable bandwidth?