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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Mirroring both OOo and AOOo Fwd: [Daniel Shahaf: Opt-out from mirroring resource-intensive projects]
Date Fri, 20 Apr 2012 18:33:35 GMT

On Apr 20, 2012, at 11:25 AM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:

> Hi Dave;
> 
> --- Ven 20/4/12, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> ha scritto:
> 
> ...
>> 
>> On Apr 20, 2012, at 10:14 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> 
>>> Pedro Giffuni wrote on Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 07:41:19
>> -0700:
> ...
>>>> 
>>>> We are specifically warning people that the older
>>>> OOo releases contain security and IP risks so it
>>>> would be inconsistent to carry those in Apache
>>>> mirrors.
>>>> 
>>>> So, yes, those can be dropped.
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks, I'll take that answer back to the mirror
>>> operators if no one disagrees in the next few days.
>> 
>> I think that Kay just disagreed, but only on the ooo-dev
>> part of the thread.
>> 
> 
> I don't think he suggested we force mirrors to carry
> old versions.
> 
> I think Kay's (and Regina's) concern will be solved once
> 3.3.0 finds it's way into
> http://archive.apache.org/dist/incubator/ooo/

These can be pulled in from download.services.openoffice.org and MirrorBrain.

Then MirrorBrain will need to change to use archive.apache.org as a source.

> 
> And of course people can always choose to carry those
> older versions on their own if they want to.

Sure.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> Pedro.
> 
> 


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