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From Roberto Galoppini <>
Subject Re: Ditching our mirror system for an inferior solution? (was: Re: About Testing the SourceForce Mirror of AOO 3.4)
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2012 10:31:10 GMT
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 1:21 AM, Andrea Pescetti <> wrote:
> 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.

By splitting those two very different download streams, in case of
issues would be easy to figure out where the problem is.


> 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
> attention.
> Regards,
>  Andrea.
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