I have been hosting the primary http://www.shorewall.net mirror for over three
years now (if I estimate right) and I would like to continue to provide
what I can.
I also have a server with no limits on a DSL line that should be 1mbit
uplink (for serving). The server on the DSL would be suitable for a
primary rsync server.
The primary mirror server is doing fine (staying neatly within the
transfer plan I pay for) with the current http://www.shorewall.net load.
I can administer the dsl server to provide most any service, I would be
reluctant to give anyone root access, but admin accounts for any of
mail, rsync, cvs, ftp, shell accounts, etc, I am happy to provide within
I do have some free time this summer and can take over the setup of any
service needed, but mailing list moderation, or other loaded interactive
roles I can not give much time to, but anyone else could take on these
So, Tom, Mike Noyes, others, let me know what might need to be run, what
type of access is needed, what types of apps are needed, and I can
I did see Tom's email about scripts for HTML export, etc, I will look
more closely at that.
Last, someone needs to take an authoritative position and dictate what
is going to happen, maybe let the devel list moderate, then execute a
plan, because I can see that a lot of offers and ideas bouncing back and
forth on the email are nice, but not necessarily problem solving.
To start this authoritative stance, I will continue to host the primary
I will also host the rsync host, if Tom does not want to, if I can get
an understanding of what aside from pushing rsync this box will need to
And again, thanks Tom. Last, how is your head Mike?