Re: snapshot.d.net mirror (Re: Branding for Debian derivatives)
Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006-07-29 16:59]:
> > That would require us to maintain an essentially permanent archive
> > for source packages, which at the moment we don't. But doing so
> > would be useful for us too, no?
> By the way, can you please authorize funds to buy (or find a sponsor
> for) some hard drives for a snapshot.d.net mirror and look for someone
> who wants to run one. It's an incredibly useful service and I'd hate
> to see us lose this data. [In fact, some data has already been lost
> since the idea of a mirror came up :(]
FWIW: This is already in progress.
I fully agree that it's extremely useful.
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