[development] GSoC?: Mirroring / download improvements with Metalink

Benjamin Lewis ben.lewis at benl.co.uk
Sun Mar 23 22:26:05 UTC 2008

On Sunday 23 March 2008 09:32:40 pm Anthony Bryan wrote:
> > I suggest posting this to the Summer of Code 2008 group on
> > groups.drupal.org (http://groups.drupal.org/soc-2008) as many reviewers'
> > eyeballs are likely to be there as the 5:00PST deadline approaches.
> Ezra, I was going to do that but didn't since I'm not a student
> ("Students: Please post your project ideas to this group"). But I've
> posted it now, thanks for the suggestion.
> http://groups.drupal.org/node/10074
> > I would definitely be interested (as a student) in implementing something
> > like this, as it seems like a really nifty idea.
> Benjamin, thanks! btw, Fedora will hopefully be adding support into
> MirrorManager soon-ish :) A good number of other distros use it now
> for ISOs, along with OpenOffice.org and other projects.

That's great. After trying it out on some Ubuntu spins this will make the fun 
job of downloading ISOs on release day a lot less painful.

Should I ask any questions about this here or on g.d.o?


Benjamin Lewis
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