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    SubjectRe: Watch for new versions.
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    Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.3.96.970531210143.14032B-100000@phoenix.common.net>
    By author: "Edward S. Marshall" <emarshal@common.net>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > Here's something for you to try: set up this system, running every hour,
    > on one of your systems. Then make a tool available to the public to query
    > YOUR server every hour. If you're willing to create a tool to generate
    > this much traffic (and in your own words, its "not much"), would you be
    > willing to point it at YOU instead of at ftp.kernel.org? This way, YOU
    > take the responsibility for the traffic you generate because of the
    > proliferation of your tool.
    >
    > Some food for thought. If you're not willing to take the beating every
    > hour, who says that Transmeta is? But you haven't given them a choice. Did
    > you even consult with them before your release?
    >

    No, and I specifically ask that such a script *not* be used, please...

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