Distributed bandwidth (was RE: [Theforum] Re: [Content] Mail Alert! - Sat Jun 22 31226)

Joel Canfield joel at spinhead.com
Sun Jun 23 14:08:17 CDT 2002

> I like this, but would rather see whole mirrors of all of beo.

Eventually, yes. But doesn't this run counter to the distributed
bandwidth/storage idea?

> But, could we do both? So when you click down to (say) the
> download page of Win32 NN4.76, you're given a list of
> choices, some of which are whole-archive mirrors, and some
> are *just that browser*?

Makes sense to me.

> Suggestion also for if we have multiple options for download:
> rotate the order of the links since people tend to pick
> options towards the top of a list (yes, I know, sensible
> people will pick the nearest mirror, but the two factors
> operate separately)
> Cheers
> Martin

More sense-making. You're on a roll, Martin.


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