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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 10:34:54AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:

> Sorry, I'm speaking in term of possible future policies, not the
> present.
> Create i386.us.debian.org, powerpc.us.debian.org,
> amd64.us.debian.org, etc.  Each of them points to the existing
> mirrors.  Make the installer set up sources.list to specify those
> names.  Mirrors can carry what they want, provided the DNS admin knows
> what they are carrying.
> It's about ten minutes work.

Per country, perhaps. But yes, I think this is an excellent idea (that's
why I suggested it on IRC yesterday ;-) ).

It might also help those of us in countries that are sadly lacking in
mirrors to get at least *some* architectures properly & officially mirrored.



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