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From "Sian January" <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [site] Mirrored downloads page available for testing
Date Wed, 10 Oct 2007 12:44:09 GMT
That's really interesting - I didn't realise Harmony had so many users!   I
would have thought it's fine to assume that the majority of people who
followed the link completed the download - I'm sure that's what other
projects do.

Thanks,

Sian


On 10/10/2007, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Sian January wrote:
> > Thanks for doing this Tim.  The new page works for me with various UK
> > mirrors.  Are we able to get download statistics for M3 now we have
> google
> > analytics on the website?
>
> Analytics and the ASF server logs give us a bunch of information about
> the usage of pages on our website, and the number of downloads etc.
> However, now we have switched to the mirrors we actually can't tell if
> people completed a download from a mirror site, only that they went to
> our download page and followed the links.
>
> One of the reasons we were asked to switch to using mirrors was to
> alleviate the load on the ASF servers (I understand we were getting
> about 100 milestone downloads per day in September), plus of course
> local mirrors make things quicker for our users.
>
> Regards,
> Tim
>
>
> > On 09/10/2007, Nadya Morozova <nad.morozova@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> Tim,
> >> thanks for the new page. Looks great.
> >>
> >> On 10/9/07, Tim Ellison < t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> There is a new download page is ready for you to take a look at and
> >> test.
> >>>   http://harmony.apache.org/download.cgi
> >>>
> >>> I removed the M1 and M2 builds, since they are not ones that we are
> >>> encouraging people to use, and I added the M3 source and Debian
> download
> >>> links.  The idea is to move M1 and M2 into the archive.
> >>>
> >>> It will take a while for the mirrors to catch up with M3, so a number
> of
> >>> them may not have the download files available yet.  I tested it with
> >>> reverse.net which has synchronized already.  The checksum files must
> not
> >>> be mirrored, so they still come from www.apache.org.
> >>>
> >>> The snapshots are still residing on people.apache.org.  I hope these
> are
> >>> low traffic downloads since they are not so well tested.
> >>>
> >>> Please shout if there is a problem or improvement you can see,
> otherwise
> >>> I intend to switch over to the new download page tomorrow, and will
> >>> retire the old one with a redirect to keep any links to it happy.
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Tim
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Cheers,
> >> Nadya
> >>
> >
> >
> >
>



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