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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: Problems with Apache Software Foundation Mirrors
Date Sat, 11 Jan 2003 03:52:51 GMT

On Sat, 11 Jan 2003, Chris Hellberg wrote:
> What's the mechanism used to ascertain rough geographical distance to a
> mirror on the closer.cgi script? I've heard it's using some smarts from
> a third party? Where can we give feedback on the accuracy on its
> results?

We're only using the client's DNS country code at the moment.  This is not
very accurate at all, and there are some better alternatives.  It just
requires someone to integrate them into the appropriate scripts.

Joshua.

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