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From Jörg Schmidt <joe...@j-m-schmidt.de>
Subject RE: Fwd: New Mirror OpenOffice
Date Fri, 09 Oct 2020 07:48:39 GMT
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus [mailto:marcus.mail@wtnet.de] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2020 8:12 PM
> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Fwd: New Mirror OpenOffice
> 
> Am 08.10.20 um 19:53 schrieb Jörg Schmidt:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Marcus [mailto:marcus.mail@wtnet.de]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, October 07, 2020 7:28 PM
> >> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: Fwd: New Mirror OpenOffice
> >>
> >> Am 07.10.20 um 10:25 schrieb Jörg Schmidt:
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: Marcus [mailto:marcus.mail@wtnet.de]
> >>>> Sent: Wednesday, October 07, 2020 12:31 AM
> >>>> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org; Moderator
> >>>> Cc: Desmond van der Winden - Serverion
> >>>> Subject: Re: Fwd: New Mirror OpenOffice
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi Desmond,
> >>>> [...]
> >>>
> >>> do you think that we can somehow actively help Desmond to
> >> get his server registered with Apache?
> >>
> >> managing the Apache mirror network is in the hands of 
> Apache. I think
> >> it's up to the Infra team.
> >>
> >> We as project cannot help here. That's the reason why I
> >> directed Desmond
> >> to the linked webpage.
> > 
> > It was important to me to at least offer my personal help 
> with something that I think is important.
> > It may be that I find the technical things more difficult 
> than they are, just some personal support never seems wrong to me.
> > 
> > By the way, I would like to make one more remark:
> > why am I apparently the only one who thinks that such 
> technical contributions in kind should be appreciated 
> similarly to donations? Would it not be the task of our PMC 
> to discuss this question with the ASF?
> > What I mean is that it would be motivating for 
> serverion.com, and possible future providers, if their 
> support would be publicly acknowledged.
> > 
> > We know exactly that we are almost completely dependent on 
> Sourceforge, because beyond Sourceforge we have only one 
> mirror (link I don't know at the moment) whose address is 
> only given in case of emergency and with the hint not to 
> spread the address too far so that the traffic doesn't get too high.
> > At OOo we had dozens of Mirrors in the past and why we do 
> not care if one is offered to us I do not understand.
> 
> when you think it is important for us, then I suggest that 
> you step up 
> and get in contact with the ASF. 

OK

> This topic is not tied to the PMC. 

Hopefully nobody has to understand that this is so? 
In other places the passing of the PMC is regularly viewed negatively.


Jörg


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