[Live-demo] Re: OSGeoLive, Sourceforge, and South Africa

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 05:18:00 PST 2012

Hi Ede,

I didn't say that this is not accepted from Sourceforge policy. Thank 
you for looking this up.
I just want to see the technical part about bringing Sourceforge servers 
up to date with such big files.

I understand and agree that having Sourceforge mirror our iso files 
would be a great benefit, due to their capacity.

Lets see more details about this issue.


On 03/01/2012 03:02 PM, edgar.soldin at web.de wrote:
> I claimed the opposite, now who is right :). I also took some minutes to browse sf.net docs and didn't find the faintest smell of restrictions like that.
> sf.net autoselects mirrors via geoip as well to the best of my knowledge.
> ..ede
> On 01.03.2012 14:02, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
>>>>   Last time I read up on sourceforge policies dumping a big iso so it
>>>>   would get mirrored was not an acceptable use of sourceforge resources.
>>>>   We also have no way to guarantee which mirrors it ends up on. Not all
>>>>   files go to every mirror, especially big files.
>> On 03/01/2012 02:36 PM, edgar.soldin at web.de wrote:
>>> On 01.03.2012 12:28, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
>>>> I agree with Alex that Sourceforge might be difficult to manage.
>>> what exact difficulty did he mention?
>>> ..ede
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Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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