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Re: main url for linking to git source?




On Tue, May 08, 2018 at 01:51:30AM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
> On Mon, May 07, 2018 at 11:15:46AM -0700, Stefan Beller wrote:
> > There I would try to mirror Junios list of "public repositories"
> > https://git-blame.blogspot.com/p/git-public-repositories.html
> > without officially endorsing one over another.
> 
> I think I would also prefer a list of available repositories over a
> hard-coded choice.  It may be that some places (say, Australia) have
> better bandwidth to one over the other, and users will be able to have a
> better experience with certain mirrors.
> 
> While I'm sympathetic to the idea of referring to kernel.org because
> it's open-source and non-profit, users outside of North America are
> likely to have a less stellar experience with its mirrors, since they're
> all in North America.

I'm a bit worried that I'll come across as some kind of annoying pedant,
but git.kernel.org is actually 6 different systems available in US,
Europe, Hong Kong, and Australia. :)

We use geodns to map users to the nearest server (I know, GeoDNS is not
the best, but it's what we have for free).

-K

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