[CentOS-mirror] Mirroring Release of CentOS 5 Beta
lance at centos.org
Fri Mar 9 12:55:02 UTC 2007
On Fri, 9 Mar 2007, Richard Ford wrote:
> G'Day Lance,
> I am not questioning your design goals or requirements.
> But it took me having to read many response to get a grip as to what
> is what. The fact that others may be able to do this with less
> reading or more time hacking, is not an idigtment of my competency.
> The art of good communication is brevity, accuracy and timeliness.
> I am not trying to score points here, but next time a major effort is
> needed, maybe the "thought writing" and desires are popped into a
> text editor first and re-read before going out in email - as opposed
> to writing as it is thought of direct to email.
> Anyway, I still don't know if I need a seperate IP - but I will
> assign one in any case.
> URL: centos-beta.candishosting.com.cn
> IP: 184.108.40.206
I have set you up for access
> On 9 Mar 2007, at 4:44 AM, Lance Davis wrote:
>> On Fri, 9 Mar 2007, Richard Ford wrote:
>>> So you want us to provide RSYNC services too?
>>> That is - if I only run HTTP now - I also have to offer and RSYNC
>>> server as well?
>>> This can be done, not sure of the logic - but will use more of my CPU
>>> Do we have to provide a free IP on a virtual host or just a virtual
>>> host? No matter if I use one, two, three or more aliased IP's on
>>> physical server - I always do stuff like this as a vhost for better
>>> Perhaps the centos beta stuff can be more clearly, simply and
>>> precisely explained as opposed to a dribble of half expressed emails
>>> and equally self serving responses - busy people really don't have
>>> time to work out what others are trying to say or how one persons
>>> experiences carry over to themselves. Maybe some filtering and
>>> formatting between brain and fingers/keyboard? Think of it as a
>>> requirements specification, even some rudimentary UML or use cases
>>> with event/actions would help, seriously!
>>> Failing that, I would settle for a coherent paragraph of the Queens
>>> English and a clear technical requirement spec.
>> I am sorry that you are disappointed with the request others have
>> managed to make sense of it and comply.
>> If you do not want to provide rsync access fine, but your mirror
>> will not be able to be a part of beta.centos.org.
>> The whole point is that all the machines that are mapped on to that
>> behave similarily, otherwise it would cause no end of problems for
>> end users.
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