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Re: apt and multiple connections

On Sat, Sep 23, 2000 at 10:59:35 +1100 (+0000), Glenn McGrath wrote:
> Yea, fair enough, a distributed debian mirror would still be cool i
> think, debian has great support for its mirrors, but a distributed
> mirror would have advantages in that it would make debian less dependent
> on centralised institutional servers. A distributed debian mirror
> couldnt happen (practicly) without threaded gets.

Why not use something like gnutella for distribution (imagine - hundreds of
debian mirrors....).  Security needs to be rock solid for that though.
ftping to a known site is one thing, installing from a gnutella box is quite


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