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From "Ryan" <ENF_F...@Yahoo.Ca>
Subject Re: Use of mirrors@apache.org...
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2004 21:47:21 GMT
There is no component "Mirrors", under "Infrastructure"
when creating a new issue in project ...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joshua Slive" <joshua@slive.ca>
To: <mirrors@apache.org>
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 14:38
Subject: Re: Use of mirrors@apache.org...

> I've just changed the instructions on this page:
> http://www.apache.org/info/how-to-mirror.html
> to suggest the usage of our Jira issue tracker for new-mirror 
> submissions.  I'm not a huge fan of Jira, but it seems to be the best 
> that we have at the moment.
> That should lighten the load on mirrors@apache.org and allow this list 
> to be used for announcements and discussion that is of broad interest to 
> all apache mirror maintainers.
> So if you have an outstanding new-mirror submission that hasn't yet been 
> addressed, please follow the instructions on that page.  Also, changes 
> to existing mirrors, or problems in our mirror infrastructure can be 
> submitted in the same way.  You can always follow-up on this list if you 
> don't get any action.
> Thanks.
> Joshua.
> Joshua Slive wrote:
>> On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, Peter Losher wrote:
>>> Question - As subscribing to this list was part of the "How to become 
>>> a Apache
>>> mirror", is there any practical use to remain part of this list if you 
>>> are
>>> already a official mirror?  (i.e. are there official announcements 
>>> that we as
>>> mirrors should read?)
>>> Because all I see here are a stream of mirror applications, and 
>>> discussions on
>>> how they are not complying with the mirror requirements, and I'd 
>>> rather save
>>> you all the CPU and bandwidth of sending me all that. :)
>> Yes, unfortunately, this list is a combined 
>> submission/discussion/announcement list.  It would be nice if we could 
>> have a separate channel for the first topic (submission) to lighten the 
>> bandwidth on this list.  We did have it at one point, but it wasn't 
>> monitored very effectively, so mirror requests wound up getting ignored.
>> If there is a general feeling that there is too much traffic on this 
>> list (and hence it won't serve its purpose as an announcement list), we 
>> can try to redirect submissions to another location (like the bug 
>> database).
>> Opinions?
>> Joshua.

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