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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: mirror recommendation
Date Sat, 17 Apr 2004 15:11:41 GMT

On Sat, 17 Apr 2004 hostmaster@publicshout.org wrote:

> someone can quickly explain how does work the
> algorithm which recommend users the apache mirror
> to download from? simple round robin?

The data from here:
http://www.apache.org/mirrors/
on "freshness" (time since last update) is used.

The recommended mirror is randomly selected from the list of http mirrors
that have updated with the last 24 hours and which match the country code
of the client (according to geoip).

Joshua.

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