Re: Package Pool Proposal
On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 05:29:08PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 07, 1999 at 09:19:26AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > in any case, this whole sub-thread is an irrelevant tangent, caused by
> > the false assumption that everyone who mirrors debian does so for the
> > purpose of distributing it. i'd hazard a guess that the majority of
> > people who mirror debian do so to maintain their own private mirror to
> > keep their own machines up to date.
> I would hope not. That would be a terrible waste of bandwidth!
it seems like a very reasonable and responsible use of bandwidth to me.
streaming audio and video are a waste of bandwidth.