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From: Karl Berry
Subject: www/distros free-distros.html
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2011 00:38:23 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Karl Berry <karl>       11/12/10 00:38:23

Modified files:
        distros        : free-distros.html 

Log message:
        new paragraph about using mirror.fsf.org, approved by johns and 
sysadmins; other small text tweaks


Index: free-distros.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/distros/free-distros.html,v
retrieving revision 1.43
retrieving revision 1.44
diff -u -b -r1.43 -r1.44
--- free-distros.html   20 Sep 2011 08:13:02 -0000      1.43
+++ free-distros.html   10 Dec 2011 00:37:15 -0000      1.44
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
 distribution to be listed here, they should write to
-<p>If you're wondering why a certain popular distribution isn't listed
+<p>If you're wondering why a certain distribution isn't listed
 here, you may want to check our page
 explaining <a href="/distros/common-distros.html">why we don't
 endorse some common distributions</a>.  There, we've listed the
@@ -44,9 +44,9 @@
 free system.  We thank them for their ongoing work to achieve that goal,
 and hope to list them here some day.</p>
-<p>Information about <a href="/software/software.html">individual GNU
-packages</a> (most of which are included in the free distros here) is
-available separately.</p>
+<p><a href="/software/software.html">Individual GNU
+packages</a> (most of which are included in the free distros here) 
+are described separately.</p>
 <p><strong>All of the distributions that follow are installable to a computer's
 hard drive and most can be run live.</strong>  They are listed in alphabetical
@@ -117,8 +117,14 @@
+<p>In addition to their own sites, many of these distros are available
+from <a href="http://mirror.fsf.org";>mirror.fsf.org</a>.  Feel free to
+download or mirror the distros from there, preferably using rsync.
+(Free distro maintainers: please contact <a
+href="mailto:address@hidden";>FSF sysadmin</a> to have your distro
+mirrored there.)</p>
 <!--#include virtual="/server/footer.html" -->
 <div id="footer">
@@ -146,7 +152,7 @@
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2011/09/20 08:13:02 $
+$Date: 2011/12/10 00:37:15 $
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