[Pharo-project] renggli mirror created on smalltalkhub

phil at highoctane.be phil at highoctane.be
Wed Jul 4 04:46:13 EDT 2012


Yet more impetus to push the marketing sliders a couple of notches up.

I'll ask around if I can get some support from my corporate clients to host
this as they do have a ton of data centers.

Phil

2012/7/4 Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>

>
> On Jul 4, 2012, at 9:49 AM, phil at highoctane.be wrote:
>
> > Github and Sourceforge are businesses and that's why they stay around.
> >
> > Without that, well, why not get some resources/space paid by the
> upcoming "loi 1901 association" in a couple of dedicated servers and set
> them up with your system?
>
> About S3 we want to control the cost.
> Now phil the problem is that so far we should check if we can pay somebody
> after that all the rest is a bonus.
> So this means that so far, somebody will do it on his free time. Marcus
> administrates the ESUG part during years
> and he can continue and we could add one SmalltalkHub Server
>
> Our biggest concerns so far is that INRIA got staff reduction and the
> servers went really unstable.
> So may be we will roll our own.
>
> Stef
>
> >
> > Sven, I am willing to work with you on this, financially included. If
> Pharo is going to be thriving, an ecosystem has to blossom anyway. I am
> about to be on holidays in 2 weeks, and you are welcome to come over for a
> beer and some setup fun!
> >
> > Phil
> >
> > 2012/7/4 Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at beta9.be>
> >
> > On 04 Jul 2012, at 09:28, phil at highoctane.be wrote:
> >
> > > There must be a business behind all this to take care of the funding
> and the daily operations.
> >
> > More than a year ago I did this:
> >
> > MCHttpRepository
> >         location: '
> http://mc-mirror.s3-website-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/ZincHTTPComponents/'
> >         user: ''
> >         password: ''
> >
> > It is a proof of concept, a (now no longer up to date) copy of a
> repository DIRECTLY hosted by Amazon S3 (works only for public, read-only
> repositories). It would not be a lot of work to set up a copy process that
> keeps the mirror up to date for the top 100 projects or so. I would cost
> some monthly resources though.
> >
> > I also did this:
> >
> >         http://mc.stfx.eu
> >
> > which is a full MC repo (storage only) that is also backed by S3.
> >
> > Sven
> >
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> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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