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Re: Cloud team plans for cloud-hosted mirrors

On Wed, Jan 26, 2022 at 09:43:16PM -0800, Ross Vandegrift wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 26, 2022 at 07:58:23PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > I think we (DSA) have been reluctant to add new third-party-run services
> > under debian.org, and it's not clear to me if that infrastructure would
> > be run by the cloud team on behalf of debian, or if the cloud team would
> > control the names but point them at mirrors run by the cloud providers
> > themselves.
> It depends on the provider, and what you mean by "infrastructure".  Many cases
> fall into a grey area between your options:
> - AWS: the mirror will be a CloudFront distribution.  SPI will own the account,
>   the cloud team will create the CDN, but the infrastructure will be AWS.
> - Azure, Infomaniak: they contract or employ folks to run mirrors for them.
>   Cloud team folks are responsible in both cases.
> Speaking for myself only, I'd be be open to providing a name for a provider
> that doesn't work with us, and runs their own mirror.  This would definitely
> not meet your requirement.
Sorry for being unclear.  For these purposes the first case would count
as debian-run, the second probably not.

Either way a couple of things to think about and maybe document is what
are the criteria for providing a name for a vendor, and what happens
when the criteria are no longer met.


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