[Python-Dev] Bug day outcome

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Jun 7 18:45:28 EDT 2004

Neil Schemenauer 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 don't actually know.

> 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
> $40.

If we can't find somebody who sponsors that bandwidth, the PSF would
have no problems paying $500 a year.

> 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.

I think version management could reasonably be separate from
the issue tracking.


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