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From Nik <scia...@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject Re: openoffice at apache.org
Date Tue, 20 Mar 2012 23:46:44 GMT
LWNetwork should have no problem with this bandwidth or otherwise.

though i think there should be an option eg ::apache-no-office and
::apache-all      for people who are unable to summon the necessary
disk space/bandwidth


On 19 March 2012 22:34, Henk P. Penning <penning@uu.nl> wrote:
> Hi Apache Mirrors,
>
>  In june 2011 "openoffice" was established as an ASF Project.
>  Since then, many parts of openoffice.org have moved to the
>  apache.org (ASF) infrastructure. It is now time to think
>  about releasing "Apache OpenOffice".
>
>  One of the options for distributing Apache OpenOffice is to
>  put it on the apache mirrors, like all other Apache projects.
>
>  Impact on mirrors :
>
>  -- Space : disk space would go from (currently 40GB) to 80-100 GB.
>  -- Bandwidth : will go up a lot ; maybe 100-500 times more.
>
>  We realise that this can be a problem for some mirrors.
>
>  -- We think that disk-space isn't a big problem,
>     but tell us if it is.
>
>  -- We think that bandwidth can be a problem
>       ... except when you already have an openoffice.org mirror,
>       or  when you already mirror lots of other (big) projects.
>
>  If releasing "Apache OpenOffice" on Apache mirrors is a problem
>  for you, please let us know.
>
>  -- Remember that nothing is decided yet ; at the moment, we are
>     investigating possibilities.
>
>  Thanks, regards,
>
>  Henk Penning -- apache.org infrastructure
>
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