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From Pedro Giffuni <>
Subject Re: Sourceforge and AOO 3.4 distribution
Date Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:31:46 GMT

--- Mer 21/3/12, Joe Schaefer ha scritto:
> Right now the ASF has roughly 250
> mirrors,
> of which atm I'd expect 50 or so to drop us if
> we start carrying AOO releases.  That means
> we'd have about twice as many mirrors as
> the mirrorbrain OOo service has, so we should
> be in better shape overall than what happened
> in the past, assuming we do something smart
> about staggering the Update service.  There
> will be no way to surprise anybody about the
> release timing for an AOO release as at least
> a week of public discussion/voting will precede it.

FWIW, I am pretty sure the problem will be
windows binaries: if we did a source-only
release we probably wouldn't lose any mirrors.

Perhaps there is some way to make the binary
packages opt-out for the mirrors?


> I still would like to strongly suggest that
> someone on the PPMC step up NOW and offer to contact
> existing mirror operators to get them to cover
> some of our losses.

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