Subject: Re: Suggestion: NetBSD source official ISO image
To: Carl Mascott <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-install
Date: 12/16/2001 13:55:24
Carl Mascott <> writes:
> > Putting the ISOs up isn't free, either. It requires time on the part
> > of the people building them, and money for the resources to run the
> > FTP site.
> I presented an argument in a previous message showing how putting
> up a source ISO would decrease traffic on the FTP sites.  Can you
> refute that argument?

Yes. I seriously doubt that the sale of a couple dozen CheapBytes ISOs
will seriously change the traffic patterns on the FTP site.