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From "Andrea Pescetti" <>
Subject Re: Ditching our mirror system for an inferior solution? (was: Re: About Testing the SourceForce Mirror of AOO 3.4)
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2012 23:21:56 GMT
Peter Poeml:
> anyone, including ASF infra, is free to use MirrorBrain. My
> recommendation is that ASF infra upgrades from closer.cgi to MirrorBrain,
> because then they can integrate the existing OOo/AOo mirrors into Apache
> mirroring easily.

I would also like that we take advantage of MirrorBrain besides
SourceForge, in the way Roberto suggests in another discussion (redirect
update requests to MirrorBrain) or some other agreement.

MirrorBrain is a working and well-tested community service and it would be
great if Apache used it to serve its share of OpenOffice downloads
(obviously, after Peter and Infra coordinate on how to host and maintain
MirrorBrain as part of the Apache infrastructure) on the long term (so,
not only for version 3.4).

Having two systems, SourceForge and MirrorBrain, would provide extremely
good reliability and scalability for the OpenOffice downloads. I don't
know performance of the existing Apache mirror network, but the
performance and reliability offered by MirrorBrain so far surely deserve


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