Re: so what? Re: Debian development modem
On Thu, 28 May 1998, Bill Mitchell wrote:
> > <snip> If CD's are important they will happen. But rather than
> > releasing shoddy work, we make a well honed product. I can wait for a
> > WORKING cd. I had to deal with RH at work and know the difference in
> > quality we make.
> I am located in the Philippines. I get download speeds in the hundreds
> of bytes per second when my ISP is up, and my ISP has frequent outages.
> I can download the occasional package, but downloading more than a few
> megabytes is painful (at 300 bytes per second, I get roughly a megabyte
> per hour). Those of us without high speed internet access _need_ CDs.
> As a practical matter, the latest debian system release available to me
> is whatever I can get on mail-order CD.
Even that I'm a hostmaster here in Uruguay, I have a 64K line... and
as good transfer rate is about 4KB(~4:00 am) that's why CD's are
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