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Re: why doesn't yum stay on the continent



On Wednesday 29 March 2006 16:01, Robin Laing wrote:
> Tim wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 18:02 +0100, James Wilkinson wrote:
> >>The most prosaic one is that it isn't trivial for yum to work out
> >>which continent a user is on.
> >
> > Surely it is.  Just read the information stating what timezone the
> > computer is located in.
>
> It wouldn't work for me as I am on one side of Canada but I connect to
> the Internet on the other side.
>
> There are times that I can get a quicker download from overseas than
> in North America.
>
I haven't been following this thread, but my experience is that the speed of 
connection depends on time of day.  US sites are good for me in the morning, 
but not in the evening, for instance.

Anne

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