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>On Mon, 17 Jun 1996, Johnie Stafford wrote:
>> >> I think a reduction of over 20% and close to 1.1 MB is a major
>> >> difference and certainly worth "the trouble," especially when we think
>> >> of the future. What happens when we add more ports. What about porting
>> >> to IBM Mainframes!
>>
>> mh> 1.1 MB is peanuts! we're talking a measly 5 minutes of download,
>>
>> This assumes that we all have T1 links. It took me about an hour and a
>> half to download the new source the other night.
>
>Then download the patch....... even with a 14.4 modem it will take you on
>average not more then 1.5 minutes to download it.
>
>I really think the idea of putting out the full source only every 5 to 10
>versions is a good one.

On our mirror site we keep full copies of everything less than a month
old. If it's older than a month then we keep every fifth one. We keep
all the patches online so you can rebuild the interviening ones.

>Mike

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