Raimo Niskanen <>
Thu Feb 9 14:20:40 CET 2006

 (Fredrik Thulin) writes:

> On Thursday 09 February 2006 12:23, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
> > Do you know where there are reliable mirrors of
> > http://www.erlang.org?
> >
> > I have written a little mini-HOWTO on how to mirror the
> > contents including the mailing list archives to be found
> > on http://www.erlang.org/mirrors.html.
> >
> > We need to update the list of known reliable mirrors.
> It is unnecessary hard to find the URLs of the mirrors in case the 
> primary server is down. Might I suggest erlang.org doing something 
> similar to lots of other sites, with www2.erlang.org, or 
> www.se.erlang.org and www.other-tld.erlang.org etc?

That is an excelent idea. I think I will vote for www=www1, www2, ...

> I can set up a mirror at Stockholm university, but I either have to 
> invent a name for the mirror site under su.se, or have one provided by 
> you (a CNAME to one of our web servers).

I can configure a CNAME for you, and for other mirrors.

> Also, DNS for erlang.org has been a bit flakey for me at times, with 
> only two servers listed in .org. I could set up secondary DNS service 
> (even with IPv6 if you want) for erlang.org too if you wish.

That would be very handy. Our current secondary name server
strul.stupi.se has not been alive as far back as I remember.

> /Fredrik


/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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