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Re: mirrorlist cgi - URLs not ending in country code ?



On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 00:07 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 08:18 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> >> seth vidal wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>  Over the last couple of weeks we've put together a mirror checking tool
> ...
> > As I said at the beginning of the thread it's using geoip.
> > 
> > we take the ip of the host in the mirror and hand that to geoip which
> > then tells us which country an ip lives in.
> OK, thanks. I guess the mirrorlist cgi would use the GeoLite DB 
> {http://www.maxmind.com/app/geoip_country} which suggests:
> Accuracy Approximately 97%. I could imagine that there would be a large 
> amount of changes per day, and hence impossible to keep it truely up2date.

which is significantly better than doing nothing at all.

perfection runs contrary to beneficial.

-sv





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