[CentOS] yum vs up2date
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Thu Sep 7 16:18:28 UTC 2006
chrism at imntv.com wrote:
>> If you read my earlier posts, you might have noticed terms like
>> "download limits."
>> Most users don't have "all you can eat" plans, and if they exceed
>> their quota they can be charged extra ($60-120 per gigabyte) or br
>> throttled back to modemesque speeds.
> What on Earth does that have to do with anything? You've got poor
> connectivity or expensive connectivity or both in the "last mile" part
> of your link to the Internet. How is changing the mirroring system
> going to help you or others like you?
You haven't shown how the mirroring system find a good mirror, and the
evidence Johnny gave shows it doesn't.
There _are_ good mirrors, I wasted some time perusing broadband plans
and found another (only has I32 and AMD-64, but finding zSeries was a
Your mirror system doesn't show them to users, and that's a problem to
those users whom it costs.
_I_ think Debian handles mirrors pretty well, it lets me specify country
and gives me a choice, and the names I see mean something.
Those Centos names might mean something to someone, but from here they
just looked like someone chose random (or maybe consecutive) letters to
differentiate their names. When I believed they are Australian, I tried
to match them to Australian localities, but failed.
1aaaaaaa at coco.merseine.nu Z1aaaaaaa at coco.merseine.nu
Tourist pics http://portgeographe.environmentaldisasters.cds.merseine.nu/
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