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Re: main url for linking to git source?




On Mon, May 07, 2018 at 10:46:58PM -0400, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> 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. :)

That is very interesting to know.  Perhaps it would be useful to update
https://www.kernel.org/category/about.html?

I did specifically look to see where various mirrors' servers were
located, although I didn't actually test for kernel.org since you
specified on the website.
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