FOR FUTURE REFERENCE: when rsync.macports.org is down hard...
iandw.au at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 16:49:00 PST 2014
On 26/11/2014, at 3:35 AM, Michael wrote:
>> Good luck with that (in Australia). BigPond is the biggest ISP in Oz and
>> is owned by Telstra, which owns the entire physical network and all the
>> exchanges, though that is slowly changing. Their treatment of other ISPs,
>> who share the physical network, and even of their own customers is quite
>> Microsoftian I am told. In my own experience, Telstra and their previous
>> corporate bodies, have been holding back the progress of computer
>> communications in general in Oz for at least 50 years… :-(
> So, in Oz, you are basically told that the great and powerful networking
> company can handle everything, don't look behind the curtain?
s/great and powerful/inefficient and conservative/
We look behind the curtain, we see what is lacking, but trying to get a response
is like an ant biting an elephant.
Cheers, Ian W.
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