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From "Sander Steffann" <san...@steffann.nl>
Subject Re: Your thoughts are required
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2001 00:24:23 GMT
Sounds good to me!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Kenna" <andrewk@stamina.com.au>
To: <mirrors@apache.org>
Cc: <apache-docs@apache.org>
Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 2:07 AM
Subject: Your thoughts are required

> 1) How does everyone feel about having the apache specific web site
> httpd.apache.org accessible via rsync ?
>  This then would give you guys the ability to have a fully functional
> apache mirror instead of having your users forced to goto apache's server
> 2) Making as many of the apache projects mirrorable and having some sort
> database system on apache's main web server that maintains the following
> information
> Mirror Site
> Apache Projects Housed
> Country the Mirror is Housed in.
> Bandwidth Connection
> Version of Apache
> Whether the server can handle incoming rsync for wider distribution of
> apache software
> Last Time Updated(If possible this would be generated by the last time the
> mirror contacted apache's rsync server to get updates)
> Also this question/suggestion is more aimed at the people who have access
> the apache servers and maintain the documentation project.
> 3) Why don't we instead of hard-coding httpd.apache.org/docs on the main
> page of httpd.apache.org just have references to the directories since
> are on the same web site. ie have /docs and /docs-2.0
> Any other thoughts on how the apache mirrors can be improved are more than
> welcome.
> I will be working on some prototype database entry screens over time
> --
> Andrew

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