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SubjectRe: openbkweb-0.0
On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 08:37:37PM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > > You may want to enable mod_deflate, and then scripts can easily make use
> > > of gzip compressed data. May not be an end-all, but something to
> > > consider.
> >
> > Gzip will give 4:1 what these scripts are doing is more like 1000:1.
> > So gzipping the data gets you down to 250:1. That's still way more
> > bandwidth, way too much to be acceptable.
>
> Larry, would it be acceptable/possible to regularly push some data/metadata
> to sites like kernel.org that people already consult for kernel development ?
> This way, Andrea's tool would only have to check kernel.org, and not bkbits.net.
>
> Another solution is to fetch from a reverse proxy-cache on a high-bandwidth
> site, provided that we know what to cache, of course. This could even reduce
> your current HTTP usage since nearly everything should be cacheable for a very
> long period.

Can't all information be extracted from the bk-commits* mailing lists postings?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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