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  Reply # 152274 29-Jul-2008 07:35
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I havn't received an email reply but thats ok, as long as it's at the back of their minds. Hopefully anyone who wants additional linux mirrors is expressing it to them.




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  Reply # 152276 29-Jul-2008 07:52
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seriouslycgi: surely theyve read this thread, they must be considering it or asking around for us. otherwise they would have said a flat out no because......


Seen it, read it, digested it and now thinking about it .......... I'm leaning towards not at this time due to other things on the priority list , but will see how we go after some internal discussion.




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Reply # 152318 29-Jul-2008 09:52

Thanks for the reply & "taking it under consideration", maverick

At least we now understand the current status & I don't have to keep checking back on the post every day

Please let us know if you've made a final decision, either way, or if we need to start exploring alternatives, as there does seem to be enough demand to merit such a service.

Your services are a good fit for linux users, and I would suggest that setting up a mirror (& limiting it to local traffic) would be a big benefit to your business, and possibly draw more linux users to move to your service




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  Reply # 152382 29-Jul-2008 12:27
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Xnet,

if you guys can make it so that access to my home network is free (for xnet customers) and that my upload to xnet customers is free, I will happily host a full ubuntu mirror...


Ideas?

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  Reply # 152384 29-Jul-2008 12:44
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chrisjunkie: Xnet,

if you guys can make it so that access to my home network is free (for xnet customers) and that my upload to xnet customers is free, I will happily host a full ubuntu mirror...


Ideas?


Nice idea but it would be very slow. Servers generally have dedicated symmetric bandwidth, adsl upload probably wouldn't handle the requests.




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  Reply # 152392 29-Jul-2008 12:58

Would it be possible for XN to provide some sort of gateway that would allow only XN local traffic?
This may be a way of limiting access




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  Reply # 152417 29-Jul-2008 14:04
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You are right about the adsl slow upload...

Possibly xnet can donate me a co-location and I will happily put a server in there Smile

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  Reply # 152421 29-Jul-2008 14:11
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maverick:
seriouslycgi: surely theyve read this thread, they must be considering it or asking around for us. otherwise they would have said a flat out no because......


Seen it, read it, digested it and now thinking about it .......... I'm leaning towards not at this time due to other things on the priority list , but will see how we go after some internal discussion.


Even though you're leaning towards no, the fact that an Xnet rep acknowledged and responded to the request is a large part of why I use your guys service!

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  Reply # 152426 29-Jul-2008 14:23

My feeling correspondence with these guys has been pretty mixed, but since I've managed to get a direct contact inside, it hasn't been too bad.
For any telco service provider, for me, that's HUGE.
I've had hell over the year with various bodies in various countries, and I find this "small outfit" quite cordial & accommodating.

I've had a good run, but I'd like to reserve judgement, for the time being @ least




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  Reply # 152434 29-Jul-2008 15:08
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A local server with popular Windows open source/freeware apps would be good too...theres no NZ file repository anymore (since local Tucows mirrors went down) and at times its frustratingly slow to download even simple things such as Firefox.

Anyway... just a thought :)




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Reply # 152441 29-Jul-2008 15:56

windoze schmidoze




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  Reply # 152452 29-Jul-2008 16:29
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freakalad: My feeling correspondence with these guys has been pretty mixed, but since I've managed to get a direct contact inside, it hasn't been too bad.


I drafted a reply to you last week to your PM ...but since you dont allow PM's it was pretty hard Foot in mouth




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  Reply # 152606 30-Jul-2008 08:55
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maverick:
Seen it, read it, digested it and now thinking about it .......... I'm leaning towards not at this time due to other things on the priority list , but will see how we go after some internal discussion.


Thanks Maverick. 

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  Reply # 152620 30-Jul-2008 09:55

nope.
i think i'm open to pm's (have received a few in the past; don't think anythin's changed)

pls try again, or mail me directly




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  Reply # 152720 30-Jul-2008 16:03
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freakalad: nope.
i think i'm open to pm's (have received a few in the past; don't think anythin's changed)

pls try again, or mail me directly

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