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Re: Mirror Site Security

--On Mittwoch, 20. November 2002 11:54 +0100 "Thomas J. Zeeman" <tjzeeman@cs.vu.nl> wrote:

Well lets hope that the fire doesn't make and casualties.

From the various news-articles I gather the firesquad doesn't expect them.

But the question remains, where is the mirror for security.debain.org ?
All the debian related data is mirrored somewhere but the security site
can't be found anywhere else !

Is there a reason for this ?

From a discussion about this a while ago I remember the reasoning was that
if you need to depend on mirrors for security, the users might have to
wait too long for the distribution of the data to those mirrors.

Then again, it might be handy to have a semi-transparent mirror for the
rare occasional disaster or to have some time for hardware/software


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