Re: quality assurance and debian mirrors
---- "Guido S. Nickels" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mi, 2006-10-25 at 10:56 -0500, Brian Elliott Finley wrote:
> > I would suggest:
> > * Automatically remove the mirror from the list.
> > * Open the bug and Cc the admin. Include the relevant part of Debian
> > Mirror Checker output.
> > * When the bug is closed, add the mirror back.
> Think so, too. People usually "trust" in the mirror list and would
> expect all hosts on the list to work. However, maybe you should consider
> to not immediately remove it but tag it "currently unavailable" first
> for some time. If admin doesn't respond for xy days, it can be removed
This is a better approach as the accessability of mirrors is also subject to external, uncontrolable conditions.
I think the list should also include the maintainer's contact information.