Re: bug reports in ftp area now compressed ...
(From private Email)
Sven Rudolph writes:
> I assume that you are responsible for the bug reports mirror in the
> ftp area at master.debian.org .
> Since the last restructuring they have been stored there gzipped. Now
> a WWW client cannot follow the links anymore, because it looks for
> files ????.html, but only the file ????.html.gz is available.
> I'd suggest to store the files uncompresse again. Compressing does not
> save that much in space and makes using the files quite difficult.
Hmm.. Good point. I didn't think of that. I guess it seems reasonable
to compress the plain text versions, and keep the html ones uncompressed.
I was just looking to save some mirror traffic. Looking at 20 meg that
totally turns over once a week at the least.
> You micht want to ask others for their opinion on this ...
Does anyone have any opinions or use models that they can help me with here?
I must say that I really have no idea how the ftp'able stuff (or even the email
stuff) is used.
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