[Python-Dev] Bug day outcome
nas at arctrix.com
Sun Jun 6 19:01:24 EDT 2004
On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 11:54:37PM +0200, "Martin v. L?wis" wrote:
> I don't think even SF has such numbers. However, bandwidth is not a
> problem - the PSF is willing to reimburse anybody hosting the Python CVS
> for bandwidth (although donations are certainly welcome).
Really? What would be a reasonable monthy fee? I ask because the
bandwidth required for hosting both a checkin and an a anonymous
repository may be quite a lot. A full checkout seems to be about
100 MB. The hosting plan I'm looking at now offers 50 GiB/month for
> The issue is providing timely service: what if the system runs out of
> memory, gets cracked by a hacker, a new committer needs to be added,
> the sendmail installation gets stuck because some commit messages cannot
> be delivered to some recipient, and so on.
> Such a system needs permanent hand-holding. Certainly, the number of
> projects that SF hosts do cause delays in timely responses. OTOH,
> they also have many more full-time people for hand-holding than we
> will ever get.
If the PSF pays the hosting fees, I am willing manage a Subversion
repository for Python. If we can get one ore two people to offer
backup support when I'm not available then I think we could offer
better service than SF.
If we would want to host the tracker as well, I would need more
help. I'm not experienced in supporting Roundup, etc. I suspect
they may require more hand-holding.
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