Re: Possibly moving Debian services to a CDN
On Mon, 14 Oct 2013, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 2:16 AM, Joey Hess wrote:
> > But apparently not one solved by free software included in Debian.
> > Perhaps it's worth avoiding using it if that will help encourage the
> > development of libre alternatives.
> I guess the hardest part of the problem is logistics to get machines
> and disks into the network of every ISP in the world and put those on
> an anycast IP address.
While building the anycast infrasctructure is quite easy as long as you have
the ASN and IP blocks, getting it deployed is anything but trivial... and
the problems are _not_ technical. It is not just logistics: getting the
anycast blocks routed and announced properly (remember, most of those will
be global nodes, not reduced-visibility nodes!) is a very large annoyance.
Let's stick to something DNSSEC-based, please.
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