Why no FreeBSD ftp site in India?
kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Dec 3 06:10:14 PST 2003
On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 03:40:09PM +0900, Rob wrote:
> A friend of mine from India is interested in changing from W$ to a unix
> I recommended FreeBSD, but then discovered that there's no ftp server
> within India
> for downloading the OS. Are there some legal issues there?
> India is the second largest populous country in the world with possibly the
> potential on software development. But not even one FreeBSD ftp server!!
> No one interested there to set up an ftp.in.FreeBSD.org server?
> Or is the FreeBSD community in India simply too tiny?
As you probably know, FreeBSD is a volunteer project. FTP mirrors
appear when someone volunteers their time, machine resources and
bandwidth to provide one. If there are no mirrors in a country, it is
because there is currently no-one who has come forward to offer this
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