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SubjectRe: kernel.org frontpage
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On Wed, 29 Jan 2003 19:14:43 GMT, John Bradford said:

> I see what you mean, but I don't see how it makes it any less useful
> to have them on the front page - if you download the latest kernel
> patch from a mirror, you could then just click on the relevant link on
> the front page of kernel.org - infact, as http access to kernel.org is
> frequently much slower than ftp, it might actually be very useful,
> because anybody downloading via http would make two requests, (OK,
> about 7, because of the images on the front page), instead of about
> 13, if they traverse each directory to the .sign file.

I was arguing that they *should* be on the front page, since they *are*
useful and it *would* lower the number of requests.

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Valdis Kletnieks
Computer Systems Senior Engineer
Virginia Tech

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