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From "Matthew McGehrin -Reverse.Net-" <supp...@reverse.net>
Subject Re: /pub/apache/httpd/binaries/win32/
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2014 03:20:20 GMT
Hello.

We have had discussions in the past about OpenOffice regarding what 
should be mirrored or not. I do not see how this discussion is any 
different. I'm not going to join the Apache httpd list to ask them why 
they removed the binaries from being distributed.



sebb wrote:
> Please please please - this discussion does NOT belong on the mirrors list.
>
> The mirrors list is for mirroring issues, not discussions about
> specific software releases that may or may not be mirrored.
>
> Please do not add to the noise on this list any further, but take up
> the isses with the HTTP Server team on the user mailing list.
>
> http://httpd.apache.org/lists.html
>
> Thank you for your co-operation.
>
>
> On 30 December 2014 at 01:35, Matthew McGehrin -Reverse.Net-
> <support@reverse.net> wrote:
>   
>> That directory has had files in the past, and I have seen where several
>> sites have linked to that sub directory specifically.
>>
>> So, I guess for the past 7 years, the binaries folder was at someones
>> pleasure?
>>
>>
>> Noel Butler wrote:
>>     
>>> Apache httpd project has _never_ published binaries.
>>>
>>> There are a couple of dev team members who choose to build and put out a
>>> binary package for windows at their leisure, in other words, it may be
>>> there, up to date, or completely out of date, or may vanish at any time, it
>>> is and always has been, done as  an "unofficial and friendly gesture" with
>>> zero guarantees.
>>>
>>> On 30/12/2014 00:11, Matthew McGehrin -Reverse.Net- wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Hello.
>>>>
>>>> When did the Apache project stop providing win32 binaries for HTTP server
>>>> project?  If your going to stop providing binaries for win32, then also stop
>>>> providing binaries for netware as well.
>>>>
>>>>         
>
>   

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