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Re: Fedora Rel-Eng Meeting Recap 2007-JUN-11



Rahul Sundaram (sundaram fedoraproject org) said: 
> >You're not doing this *before they get a chance to help*, effectively
> >saying they're a second class delivery method for their users. What's
> >the point of them mirroring for their users if their users are going
> >to use their bandwidth to try and jump on a torrent earlier?
> 
> I don't know what you mean by "their users" but if it is say a 
> university then they can make it available in their LAN when they have 
> the bits and not to the entire world for initial few days before the 
> announcement.
> 
>  What? You're expecting every mirror to reconfigure special access rules
> >based on IP ranges or domain names just because you want to torrent ISOs
> >early? How is that at all practical or sensible?
> 
> You misunderstood.  See above.

No, I didn't. That comment still applies *exactly the same*. And if you
don't understand that, I'm not sure why I'm having this discussion.

Bill


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