Re: cloudfront backed deb.debian.org
On Fri, 29 Jul 2016, Sam Hartman wrote:
> >>>>> "Luca" == Luca Filipozzi <email@example.com> writes:
> Luca> The hostname that users enter into their sources configuration
> Luca> should be CDN provider-agnostic and that's what deb.debian.org
> Luca> provides.
> I don't think that's true for an EC2 image running within EC2.
> In that case I think the difference between cloudfront and something
> else matters a lot, and I'm not sure I'd trust Debian to always know
> what netblocks Amazon had and assign it correctly.
This isn't about serving amazon users only. This is about providing a
service to all Debian users, regardless of where they are.
If people or specific use-cases want to use a mirror or service provided
or hosted at or close to their ISP, then they can keep doing that.
The deb.debian.org service is for providing a reasonable default.
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