[Python-Dev] Quota on sf.net

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Mon, 10 Jun 2002 10:29:23 -0400

>>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> writes:

    GvR> I forget -- are these snapshots of a checkout or of the whole
    GvR> CVS directory?  If the former, we can probably lose them if
    GvR> and when SF starts to enforce quota.  If the latter, then I
    GvR> suggest that having them on SF defeats the purpose -- we want
    GvR> them on hardware that is as far away from SF as we can
    GvR> imagine, like halfway across the world on www.python.org. :-)

creosote (at xs4all) is doing the nightly cvs repository snapshot
downloads.  It's probably due time to clear those out, but I haven't
heard Thomas complain yet. :)

>>>>> "AK" == Andrew Kuchling <akuchlin@mems-exchange.org> writes:

    AK> Wasn't the original goal of the snapshots to create an audit
    AK> trail, guarding against someone Trojaning the CVS repository?
    AK> And didn't Sean Reifscheider burn a CD containing a whole
    AK> bunch of snapshots?

I believe that's true.  I think Fred got one of the copies.