How much bandwidth do you think it will require for just downloading packages?

On 01/13/2012 06:34 PM, Greg Madden wrote:

On Friday 13 January 2012 12:27:21 pm Lisi wrote:
On Thursday 12 January 2012 01:44:30 Greg Madden wrote:
seems like you could also  mail a hard
drive, USB stick somwhere  in a timely fashion
To where?  Tim could hardly send an individual one to each of us.

 It was more anecdotal/conceptual than a suggestion for Tim.  

Having local repositories, once someone installs TDE they have all the packages, 
just save them somewhere, before the package management system deletes them. 
Debian has a few options for doing this.