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From "Henri Yandell" <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Questions about setting up a mirror
Date Sat, 11 Nov 2006 08:25:38 GMT
If you've not heard from them, repository@maven.org is the place to
mail to talk about such things - Jason's the one who's looking into
this stuff at the moment I think.

ASF-wise, I'm hoping that as that gets setup and maybe a snapshots one
too, that we can remove our maven directories from the /www/ tree.


On 11/6/06, Dennis Lundberg <dennisl@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi
> I've approached my employer about setting up a Maven central repository
> mirror there. They are open to the idea, but have a couple of questions
> that they would like to have answered before going any further. I hope
> you can help me to give them solid answers:
> 1. What kind of bandwidth are we talking about? For example, how much
> data gets downloaded from central during a 24 hour period? An
> approximation will do just fine.
> The total size of the data to store shouldn't be a problem. I've seen
> figures in the 10-20 gigabytes range. I hope that is still somewhat
> accurate.
> 2. Are they (my employer) in any danger in the legal section? What would
> happen if a piece of software was uploaded to central and then synced to
> our mirror, and that software violated a license agreement or a law
> somewhere? I know that procedure is followed before anything gets
> uploaded, but they still want this to be clear.
> --
> Dennis Lundberg

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