Rate limiting does not work for non-torrent downloads

Bug #737803 reported by Jeremy Jongsma on 2011-03-18
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Bug Description

Bandwidth rate limiting functionality is broken/ignored for HTTP downloads. It works correctly for torrent downloads.

Jeremy Jongsma (jeremy-jongsma) wrote :

Need guidance on this one... the only throttling methods I know of only apply to server factories, not client factories (policies.ThrottlingFactory, protocols.htb.ShapedProtocolFactory). I could not find a way to have twisted reject inbound traffic. If anyone knows of a way to limit the bandwidth from the CLIENT side, please post an example.

Changed in downpour:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
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