Re: Web Site Size
On Mon, Jul 19, 1999 at 11:52:41PM +0800, Andrew Howell wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 19, 1999 at 12:13:24AM -0400, James A. Treacy wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 18, 1999 at 10:42:12PM +0200, Georg Hitsch wrote:
> > >
> > > I think the easiest thing would be, to put the list-archives on an own
> > > virtual server, which mirrors dont have to mirror.
> > >
> > > (And Bugs same...)
> > >
> > I believe it says on the mirror pages (http://www.debian.org/mirror/,
> > that you don't have to mirror those sections and, if you don't, to
> > make sure that those directories are redirected to another site.
> The most useful thing of being a mirror is having the bug tracking system
> and mailing list archives nearby and therefore fast.
> At least in my opinion :)
> We seem to get a small amount of traffic (70 meg a month) at www.au.debian.org
> but I'm quite happy mirroring everything.
You are not alone in this sentiment.
>From what I can tell, the current policy should hold: recommend that
mirrors also mirror the List Archives and Bug pages, but it is not