[OSM-dev] More and Closer Planet Mirrors?

Robert Joop 5313501608656osm at rainbow.in-berlin.de
Sat Apr 4 19:34:38 BST 2009


On 09-04-04 18:57:02 CEST, Ian Dees wrote:
> Is there an rsync or similar mirroring system set up for distributing the
> planet files? I'd love to host them (and might be able to convince Amazon or
> Google to help with the bandwidth and drive space), but transferring them at
> 150K/sec is pretty darn slow.

how about making the planet dumps available via bittorrent?
that's e.g. the way to download knoppix DVDs (a linux distribution).
from the openstreetmap FAQ i gather that the idea has come up before,
and it "just" needs someone to implement it?

rj




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