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From Luc Maisonobe <>
Subject Re: [compress] Where to Place Big Test Archives?
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:45:28 GMT
Le 27/07/2011 14:54, Stefan Bodewig a écrit :
> On 2011-07-27, Torsten Curdt wrote:
>> But to be clear: this is quite some work just to safe some disk space
>> for people who check out the whole of commons but do not care about
>> compress.
> Actually my main concern was/is the size of the source distribution and
> network bandwidth rather than disk space.

I second that. I know people who even in occidental countries still have 
no access to ADSL and can use only 56k modems, with unreliable 
connexion. For them, 15MB is huge.

We should take care of the digital divide.


> If I'm the only one who
> thinks a 15MB file in svn trunk is excessive, then I'll be happy to shut
> up - I'm going to need the files anyway. ;-)
> Stefan
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