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Re: language-specific packages

On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 08:46:19PM -0800, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 11:55:42AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > as an english speaker (with an ADSL connection that costs 13.9 cents per
> > megabyte above 3GB - i.e. $139 per gigabyte), i have no interest in my
> > local mirror script downloading doc packages spanish, french, russian or
> > other languages....and i'm sure that, e.g., spanish speakers have no
> > interest in downloading german or russian or whatever, either.
> If your internet connection is such a rip-off, why are you running a
> full mirror? Don't complain to us about it when the archive is too big
> for you.

Maybe. But looking more generally at his idea, it strikes me as a good
idea worth talking about.


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                -- Martin Michlmayr

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