India had no FreeBSD mirror sites ?!?
atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr
Thu Apr 14 05:35:52 PDT 2005
> Well the main issue is, bandwidth is very very costly in India. The
> amount of bandwidth that would cost 40 USD in US would cost around 350
> USD in India.
All the more reason to have a mirror in India. The shorter the distance
to cover, the faster the transfer is likely to be, and the lower the
cost. If there are people in India who want to download FreeBSD, then
an Indian mirror is a very good idea, _especially_ if bandwidth is
Additionally, a mirror site in India could burn CDs locally and hand
them out, subject to licensing restrictions.
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