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From "Henk P. Penning" <he...@cs.uu.nl>
Subject Re: dist/DATE
Date Tue, 21 Jan 2003 17:24:57 GMT
On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Joshua Slive wrote:

> Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 11:42:39 -0500 (Est)
> From: Joshua Slive <joshua@slive.ca>
> To: "mirrors@apache.org" <mirrors@apache.org>
> Subject: Re: dist/DATE
>
>
> On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Thom May wrote:
>
> > * Henk P. Penning (henkp@cs.uu.nl) wrote :
> > >   I couldn't resist ; here is my first shot at the freshness stats:
> > >
> > >     http://www.cs.uu.nl/stats/apache/mstat.html
> > >
> > very cute. source code available anywhere so we can run this from somewhere
> > definitive?
>
> Seconded.  That is pretty-much a perfect format for the mirror maintainers
> to use to check mirrors.
>
> Then the next step is to integrate this back into the mirror database so
> that we can note any mirror that is older than x hours and exclude them
> from the suggested mirrors.

  You can retrieve the state from

    http://www.cs.uu.nl/stats/apache/mstat.txt

  The format is

    url date comment

  where 'date=&nbsp;' means 'undefined'.

  This file is refreshed every 4 hours.

  Note that 'mirror.aarnet.edu.au' is excluded because it
  only works for 'au' and 'nz'. Are there others ?

> Joshua.

  Regards.

  Henk Penning

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