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Re: Package Pool Proposal

On Tue, Dec 07, 1999 at 11:47:59AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 05:29:08PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> > I would hope not. That would be a terrible waste of bandwidth!
> why?
> it seems like a very reasonable and responsible use of bandwidth to me.

Seems to me that most people don't use all of the packages in debian,
and are going to end up repeatedly downloading packages they'll never
use. Seems far more responsible to use a web cache or shared apt archive
directory and only download that subset of debian that's actually used. 

Mike Stone

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