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Re: no updates in 3 or 4 days

On Jun 28 2005, Jochen Schulz wrote:
> Rodney D. Myers:
> > Has there been a "hold" put on updates lately ;-)
> The hosting provider for ftp.debian.org and some other machines has
> recently resigned from giving Debian free hosting. Unfortunately that
> was not announced in time so FTP masters/DDs/whoever had to find a new
> location very quickly.

Indeed. After noticing the lack of updates, I went to read the archives of
debian-devel-announce and there this problem was mentioned.

> Today it looks like they found another provider. Three cheers for whoever
> that is! Giving away rackspace, redundant power supply and unlimited
> bandwidth for free is not very common. :-)

Indeed again. Whoever is giving this is, in some sense, a hero for the
continued development of Debian.


Rogério Brito : rbrito@ime.usp.br : http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito
Homepage of the algorithms package : http://algorithms.berlios.de
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