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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [discussion] release mirror structure.
Date Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:40:42 GMT
On 11/25/13 10:02 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> jan i wrote:
>> but I do think you put our users lower than they are, there are also many
>> users who install a en-US package and then additional languages, simply
>> because we live in an international world.
> Those "many" are still a minority. Juergen is right in saying that the
> download and installation experience for our users should not change.
> But this is not going to change anyway. In case this is not clear to
> everybody, the proposal only affects the secondary copy we store on the
> Apache mirror network. Nothing changes on SourceForge and nothing
> changes in the users' download experience. Just, since the Apache
> mirrors (which are not used by our download pages) have space problems
> in accommodating all different releases, there we would put the
> "multilang" build only.

I at least understand the proposal but I don't support it because the
multi language sets are not use friendly at the moment.

And of course the question is for what we do need the binaries on this
mirrors if they are not found or used by the majority of our users.

Do we have any numbers of downloads from these mirrors? We should first
check some numbers if it worth to talk about this further.


> Regards,
>   Andrea.
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