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Re: sunsite.org.uk - rsync access to cd-images

Philip Charles <philipc@copyleft.co.nz> wrote:
> As far as the end user is concerned they will either have to download the
> CD images or the archive, which would take about the same ammout of time.

No, downloading the CD takes several times longer, because it involves 
downloading a load of packages you'll never install, and is prone to more 
partial downloads which just waste bandwidth & time.

The only time it's a win is when you have cheap/easy bandwidth on the CD 
burning machine, but not on the target machine(s)

Cheers, Phil (not the other one, apparently :)

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