Why no FreeBSD ftp site in India?

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Dec 3 01:33:51 PST 2003

On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 03:40:09PM +0900, Rob wrote:

> No one interested there to set up an ftp.in.FreeBSD.org server?
> Or is the FreeBSD community in India simply too tiny?

Setting up a FreeBSD mirror in India would be welcome, but it does
require someone to donate the necessary hardware and bandwidth.
Getting someone -- or more likely, some business or university, to do
that is a matter of having an active user community, preferably with
some companies using and seeing the benefits of FreeBSD and of
generating some critical mass around the idea.  It doesn't take a huge
number of people, but they would have to be close enough together to



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