Re: does this /etc/apt/sources.list look okay?
On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 07:21 -0500, Kent West wrote:
> Default User wrote:
> > Thanks for the reply. Btw, I noticed you have
> > http://http.us.debian.org/debian stable main contrib non-free
> > in your /etc/apt/sources.list file.
> > Would ftp://http.us.debian.org/debian stable main contrib non-free work
> > just as well?
> > Not to start a techno flame war, but what is better, ftp or http?
> Although I noticed this posting yesterday, I did not respond because I
> don't know the answer, and so I waited for someone else to provide the
> answer. But they can't do that, because as I noticed this morning, you
> replied privately to me rather than publicly to the list.
> As a general rule, private replies are discouraged on this list for
> several reasons, one of them being just this issue that I described:
> sometimes the person to whom you're replying doesn't have an answer,
> whereas someone else on the list may. Another big reason for replying to
> the list is so that others seeking the same information can see the
> dialog. A third reason for replying to the list is so that the
> conversation will be archived for future needs.
> So I've re-routed this reply to the list; hopefully someone can answer
> your question.
I did not realize that I had sent a private reply. I just clicked reply,
thinking it would go to firstname.lastname@example.org by default, and I
was too stupid to check the "from:" selection.
Again, my apologies.