Re: main url for linking to git source?
- Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 12:26:30 +0900
- From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: main url for linking to git source?
Konstantin Ryabitsev <konstantin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Tue, May 08, 2018 at 01:51:30AM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
>> 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).
Thanks for an update---it is nice to make those who are discussing
this topic to be aware of these facts. Very much appreciated.