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Re: final release



On Sat, May 15, 2004 at 03:57:23PM +0800, Chris Kloiber wrote:

> 1) Because the mirrors are "tiered". In other words, there are a few
> mirrors who get the bits directly from Red Hat, then there are other
> mirrors who get the bits from those who got the bits from Red Hat. If

All is good and well for those who use mirrors.

> the first tier mirrors opened public downloads early, then the second
> group of mirrors would not be able to get the bits as they had to fight
> for connections. Thus everyone would be complaining that they could not
> get the bits.

This isn't applicable for torrents and freecache. There's no point not to
open those once you have a master, and an initial seed community.

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