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Re: deb diff format (debiff) proposal

On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Jules Bean wrote:

> Storage is cheap, and getting cheaper all the time. I would have
> thought that, for the typical debian mirror provider, of the two
> resources they are donating, bandwidth is fairly likely to be the more 
> expensive.

You misunderstand the dynamics of mirror donations, bandwidth is usually
free, hardware costs and would have to be paid for often by a
non-commercial entity. Plus you don't run cheap hardware on most of our
mirrors, 40G of space is not cheap when you start talking RAID and all.


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