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Re: New packages.debian.org

On Mon, 06 Mar 2006, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> > Am Montag, 6. März 2006 18:29 schrieb Martin Schulze:
> > > The Debian project happily announces the re-availability of the
> > > packages.debian.org service on a new machine.  The system has been
> > > donated by Schlund + Parner where it is hosted as well.  It is a
> > > DualCore Opteron and only runs this service for Debian users and
> > > developers.
> > 
> > What does it mean that the machine runs this service only for Debian users and 
> > developers?  How can the machine make sure that the person which accesses the 
> > machine is either a user or a developer of Debian?
> It checks the User-Agent string.

And now, the important question: why are we doing this?

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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