Theo Van Dinter wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2007 at 10:03:07AM -0700, John D. Hardin wrote:
>> I'll bring this up again: coral.
>>
>> Is there some reason pointing everyone at the coral cache of the
>> website won't work? Granted, coral is also intended for large files,
>> but it is distributed and is almost transparent...

>
> Because coral sucks?
>
> We tried it for sa-update, and kept finding that we'd get timeouts,
> or corrupted files, or ... We ended up dropping it in favor of more
> traditional mirrors.
>


There is also the (small) issue of some sites not having web access to
ports other than 80 or 443. For some, :8080 is a no go....

-Jim