[Israel.pm] CPAN Mirror.

Omer Zak w1 at zak.co.il
Mon Aug 2 07:15:54 PDT 2010

In general, it is true that the relationship between geographical
distances and transfer speeds is very counter-intuitive.

However, in the special case of servers inside Israel vs. servers
outside of Israel, transfers inside Israel are faster than transfers
from outside of Israel into Israel.

On Mon, 2010-08-02 at 16:46 +0300, Meir Guttman wrote:
> And who said that geographically closer equates to "faster"? This is by no
> means a fact!
> Meir
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> Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] CPAN Mirror.
> The purpose of mirrors in Israel is not so much to reduce the load on
> the existing servers, but to increase download speed by allowing most
> Israeli Perl users to download stuff from inside Israel, where the
> bandwidth is better.
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