On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 08:30:32PM +0530, susmit shannigrahi wrote:
Just this idea came into my mind.
How about getting a graphical mirror list instead of or in parallel
with plane text mirror list at
Like this one?
We can have different color schemes for different releases.
That should be help human users to select a closer mirror. Because
people usually select from a first few mirrors instead of scrolling
down to their country. (at least I do :) )
One addition that will come in Fedora 9 (I don't think it made it into
F8 but I could be wrong) is that anaconda, the installer, will be able
to use the mirrorlist directly. This will avoid the user having to
type in a URL for their country at all - it will be automagic based on
GeoIP, just like the updates are.
And a question to Mike, was that picture auto generated or generated
Jef Spaleta and Jima have been working on auto-generating these maps.
for examples. There's code in the
Fedora admin git tree for them.
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