[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Servers for sources.list

On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 07:00:05PM -0700, Grant Grundler wrote:
> They are "mirror" (exact copies) - it shouldn't matter.
> If you don't know which is closest, just use us.debian.org
> and/or non-us.debian.org as appropriate.

uhm, no.  non-us.debian.org is a repository of code which may not
be distributed from the US or may be illegl for US residents to run.
This would include code that may infringe on software patents or (until
recently) code that contains cryptography.  Some remnants of this still
exist, eg lynx-ssl.

"It's not Hollywood.  War is real, war is primarily not about defeat or
victory, it is about death.  I've seen thousands and thousands of dead bodies.
Do you think I want to have an academic debate on this subject?" -- Robert Fisk

Reply to: