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Re: [ANNOUNCE] experiemental dpkg available

Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ualberta.ca> writes:
> > download time is usually 10x longer than bunip2ing of dowloaded file and
> > many pays for this time so it will be much cheaper and faster on slow
> > connections if bz2 is used for the reasonable amount of packages (at
> > least bigger ones) 
> Only if you are connecting through a straw or are not using a CD. Around
> here the time to download is <<< time to install even with gzip!

The `10x longer to download' is certainly true for a 56k modem,
so I suspect quite a few (perhaps a majority) of the people that are
downloading are doing so `through straws'...

Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra.  Suddenly it flips over,
pinning you underneath.  At night the ice weasels come.  --Nietzsche

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