svn commit: r46662 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mirrors

Brad Davis brd at
Thu May 7 13:53:57 UTC 2015

Author: brd
Date: Thu May  7 13:53:56 2015
New Revision: 46662

  Since we are not accepting new mirrors, remove mention of doing so. Also improve note that ftp.f.o is made up of multiple mirrors and run by the project itself.


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mirrors/chapter.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mirrors/chapter.xml	Thu May  7 12:50:43 2015	(r46661)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mirrors/chapter.xml	Thu May  7 13:53:56 2015	(r46662)
@@ -106,10 +106,10 @@ This site doesn't have any products newe
       <acronym>FTP</acronym> from a worldwide set of mirror sites.
       The site <uri
-      is well connected and allows a large number of connections to
-      it, but you are probably better off finding a
-      <quote>closer</quote> mirror site (especially if you decide to
-      set up some sort of mirror site).</para>
+      is available via <acronym>HTTP</acronym> and
+      <acronym>FTP</acronym>.  It is made up of many machines operated
+      by the project cluster administrators and behind GeoDNS to direct
+      users to the closest available mirror.</para>
     <para>Additionally, &os; is available via anonymous
       <acronym>FTP</acronym> from the following mirror sites.  If you

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