On Sun, 16 Feb 1997 12:35:35 -0600 email@example.com wrote:
> > You don't NEED to have the CD-ROM to get the CVS repository, particularly
> > if you are in a LAN environment and have 56KB or greater connectivity.
> > Doing the initial download over a slow dialup is likely to be
> > unsatisfying.
> Ah, I don't have that kind of network connection at home and at work its thru a firewall that doesn't do socks.
Nah -- just takes persistence. Set it up. Go to sleep. Wake up.
Look at nice new bit patterns. :-)
It helps to have a reliable link, but ftp supports 'reget' these days
so even losing the connection (or dropping it to make phone calls on
that line) is bearable.