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From "Ryan" <ENF_F...@Yahoo.Ca>
Subject Re: Use of mirrors@apache.org...
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2004 21:57:18 GMT
nevermind got it to work... ack
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ryan" <ENF_Fund@Yahoo.Ca>
To: <mirrors@apache.org>
Cc: <joshua@slive.ca>
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 16:47
Subject: Re: Use of mirrors@apache.org...

> 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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