GGet is the name of an upcoming Download Manager for the GNOME desktop that will be developed during Google Summer of Code 2008 by JohanSvedberg. The project will be mentored by DiegoEscalanteUrrelo and the accepted application can be found here.
This page will be used as a place to brainstorm and collect information regarding the project.
A very nice comparison of download managers can be found here.
In a first stage I would like to implement support for:
But in the future it would be nice with support for things like:
Development is going on at http://svn.gnome.org/svn/gget/trunk and can be viewed here.
You can check out the current development snapshot using:
svn co http://svn.gnome.org/svn/gget/trunk gget
Lots! There is an incomplete list here.
Copyright and Licensing
GGet is Copyright (C) 2008 Johan Svedberg
GGet is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2.
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