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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: mirroring
Date Wed, 31 Jul 2002 03:15:33 GMT
Per Einar Ellefsen wrote:
>>===== Original Message From Stas Bekman <> =====
>>Randy Kobes wrote:
>>>  I set up a mirror site of modperl-docs at
>>>It was pretty straightforward to do, even getting
>>>the local search to work - nicely designed! I've
>>>appended below a bit of a how-to on setting up a mirror,
>>>in case anyone wants to try.
>>Great work Randy! Per Einar, am I right that you've started some notes
>>as well some time ago?
> Nope, Thomas said he'd take care of it, but I guess he's on vacation or 
> something. Randy's is great.
>>it seems that mirrors are inevitable ;) where should the "mirror setup"
>>doc go? where should the "mirrors" listing go?
> told you so ;) Well, I thought about it, and wondered whether we should have 
> it privately to only have mirrors under our control... but I'm not sure.
> The question is:
> Do we want - many mirrors that we can't control?
>            - only a few mirrors that we know to be up to date?
> I would suggest the 2nd one, because there isn't a simple way to link to many 
> mirrors anyway. It's much more practical to just allow a choice between 
> "America", "Europe", etc.
> Then we would have to keep the doc to ourselves.
> But of course, I'm not that sure. We also want to be as "open" as possible 
> about everything. What do others think?

I'm in favor of a few mirrors under control. At least to start with. 
Nothing is cast in stone. So I'll commit Randy's doc under admin/ so it 
won't show up on the site?

Still, where the mirrors list should go? On the top level (including the 

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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