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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.