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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: [mirror-lums] to Apache OpenOffice mirror system migration
Date Sat, 24 Mar 2012 13:34:34 GMT

> From: LUMS Mirror Team <>
>Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2012 3:18 AM
>Subject: Re: [mirror-lums] to Apache OpenOffice mirror system migration
>We at the Cybernet-LUMS mirror ( have been
>mirroring both the projects (Apache and for about 2
>years now. Considering this, this transition should not have any
>substantial changes in bandwidth/storage usage etc. on our side. But
>we have two questions:
>1) Will the download servers completely shutdown (and
>as result do we have "remove" as a separate project)?

More like it will fade away over time.  There are no plans to conduct
any more release distributions over the old mirrorbrain network.

>2) What will be the fate of versions that were released before the migration?

They are currently hosted by apache at


>- Cybernet-LUMS Mirror Team
>On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 10:19 AM, drew jensen
><> wrote:
>> Dear Mirror Operator,
>> On behalf of all the members of the community I would
>> like to extend a warm thank you for the services rendered to the project
>> while participating in the download mirror system.
>> As you likely are aware, the project has during the last
>> year migrated to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and taken the new
>> name of Apache OpenOffice.
>> Thanks to the efforts of numerous individuals contributing to the
>> project I am pleased to say that the first full release of the Apache
>> OpenOffice free open source (FOSS) office suite is nearing completion.
>> The project is now looking for organizations that will again work with
>> us to deliver this important linchpin of the FOSS ecosystem to literally
>> millions of users worldwide.
>> Specifically the project is looking for mirror operators to work within,
>> and augment, the existing ASF server mirror system. Details regarding
>> the ASF mirror system are available here:
>> Please contact our project with any questions you may have via our
>> public mailing list at
>> In closing, please accept my thanks in advance for your time and
>> consideration in this matter. I look forward to hearing from you and
>> hope that our projects can once again work together to advance the cause
>> of Free Open Source Software around the globe.
>> Sincerely,
>> Drew Jensen
>> Apache OpenOffice (incubating)
>> Poddling Project Management Committee

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