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Still Perplexed: Resume behavior for non-resuming providers

Aug 11, 2010 at 7:34 PM
Adma, I love your tools, but I'm still totally perplexed as to why you have Mdownloader behaving the way it does for files that are on servers that don't allow resuming. For example: let's say i add File1 to my download list, and it is hosted only by Rapidshare. Let's also say that, halfway through downloading File1, my connection is interrupted for whatever reason. Mdownloader keeps trying to resume the transfer, even though that will just continue to get errors from rapidshare since rapidshare doesn't support resuming (and File1 is only hosted at rapidshare - there are no resuming services associated with File1). Why doesn't Mdownloader just toss out what it's downloaded, and try to start again from the beginning? This would seem like a no-brainer, but it's been an issue forever. Thanks again Adma, for your usually-great tools.
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Aug 12, 2010 at 6:33 AM
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