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Re: [Re: Debian mirrors in China]


On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 20:27, Alexander Reichle-Schmehl
<tolimar@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi!
> Am 17.05.2011 20:32, schrieb Simon Paillard:
>>>> I'm not Aron, but I'd thought I'd help debian-publicity get started on an announcement. Please find my first draft inlined;
>>> Reads very good, many thanks.  A slight improvement would be to add,
>>> say, what archives are mirrored there.
> [..]
>> security updates are not pushed, and GeoDNS direct security.debian.org only to
>> DSA admined machines, which is not the case of ftp.cn, contrary to ftp.br,
>> object of the previous announce.
> Okay, thanks for the information.  I imported the draft to the svn-repo
> and added that information as well as some hints on how to use the new
> mirror.
> You can find the current draft at:
> svn+ssh://svn.alioth.debian.org/svn/publicity/announcements/en/2011
> called 2011-05-23-mirror-china.wml.
> As no one had any further comments, I propose to call for reviews and
> translations in the evening soon and send it out on... say Monday
> evening (European time)?
> Best regards,
>  Alexander

Here is a paragraph supplied by the USTC mirror administrator,
introducing his school and LUG. I see there is nothing about
introducing it in 2011-05-23-mirror-china.wml yet, this may help.

------------------------ snip ------------------------
The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is a national
research university located in Hefei, China. Founded by the Chinese Academy
of Science (CAS) in September 1958, USTC is aimed at fostering high-level
personal of science and technology absolutely necessary for the development
of the national economy, national defense construction, and education in
science and technology. The university is regarded as one of the most
prestigious universities in China.
USTC LUG was founded in 2003 and has been gone through eight years. As a
technology-leading association, USTC LUG has organized a number of
meaningful activities, such as: Linux network technology seminar,
GNU/Linux Install Party, PMP Embedded Linux technical seminars,
Oracle and open source technologies seminars, Open Source Software
Competition in Hefei, Software Freedom Day, a series of systems
using and programming lectures. USTC LUG has started maintaining the well
known debian archive mirror debian.ustc.edu.cn since 2003, and now,
with better hardware and
bandwidth sponsored by USTC, it finally becomes the official mirror of
China. In addition, USTC LUG has established a freeshell server running on
Loongson CPU, serving the whole campus to provide online experience on
GNU/Linux. With the assistance of USTC Network Information Center, USTC LUG has
set up a PXE network booting system, enabling the whole campus quickly
experience or install the system conveniently.
------------------------ snip ------------------------

Aron Xu

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