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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: general/811: Choose your nearest mirror - where are they?
Date Mon, 21 Jul 1997 13:30:24 GMT
On Mon, 21 Jul 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

>     The field is already in there; committed weeks ago.  I would really
>     like to see it used for non-geographical mirrors (e.g., .Com, .Net,
>     .Org, et cetera).  And, if there's more than one mirror in a
>     particular country, I'd like to see it used there, too.  I'd be
>     happier picking something up from a Boston or New York mirror than
>     one in Washington state..

For US and Canadian sites, it should give the backbone they connect to.
That can often be far more important.  eg. "Edmonton, Alberta (MCI)".

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