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Re: PLEASE use mirrors

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 03:40:22PM +0000, David Starks-Browning wrote:
> >On Wednesday 8 Nov 00, Christopher Faylor writes:
> >> If you all don't start using mirrors, then there will be steps taken to
> >> stop direct user downloads from the cygwin directory.  This will not
> >> affect mirror downloads, only normal downloads.
> >
> >I'm in favor of doing this now.  Why not?  I can't imagine anyone
> >truly depends on it, given the number of mirrors we have.  You'll have
> >to make special arrangements (e.g. http) for the snapshots page.
> I guess we could use mirrors on the snapshots page.

What's the problem here at all? Most of the existing mirrors are
mirroring the snapshots as well. Of course, they mirror the ftp
snapshots but why should it be necessary to mirror http? Wouldn't
it be easier to drop the http snapshot page in favor of ftp and


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