[CentOS] CentOS Mirrors and Adjacent country groups

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 21:37:16 UTC 2009

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 4:39 AM, <J.Witvliet at mindef.nl> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Lanny Marcus
> Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 9:41 PM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] CentOS Mirrors and Adjacent country groups
> Afaik it is impossible to deduce from the URL if one node is located
> nearby or far away.
> Eventhough as i live in europe, i can register and use a japanese URL.
> Secondly, i fond out that ISP do funny tricks with routing: My
> connection to my next-door-neighbour goes via a transcient node in
> New-York (high latency).

To your next door neighbor?    Terrible!
> Only traceroute can give you a clue if a node is local or not.
> And even then there is a question of available bandwith....


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