Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Wed Jan 18 21:44:28 UTC 2012

--On January 18, 2012 9:09:10 PM +0000 Chris Rees <utisoft at> wrote:
> I worry about the ethics of 'stealing' Fedora's bandwidth with other
> people's ports; we should only be using their mirrors if it's explicitly
> developed by Fedora.

I'm not sure I follow.  If Fedora is making an rpm available for download, 
how is it "stealing" their bandwidth to download the rpm from there? 
Wouldn't be equally "stealing" to download it from anywhere else?

Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
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