[arch-dev-public] Mirror request are not being handled; status of Jakob?

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Thu May 22 14:03:21 EDT 2014

On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 09:11:54AM -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 8:50 AM, Florian Pritz <bluewind at xinu.at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Anyone knows what happened to Jakob? Looks like he didn't respond to any
> > mirror requests for the last 5 months[1].
> >
> > [1]:
> > https://bugs.archlinux.org/index.php?project=1&status[]=&dev=fleet&do=index
> >
> > CC'ing arch-dev-public and Jakob for a wider audience. Discussion should
> > probably continue on arch-mirrors.
> >
> I have been getting to these on occasion when I have the time, but could
> really use some help if someone wants to step up and volunteer, current
> developer or not. I don't even know most of these tickets exist since they
> aren't assigned to me and I don't regularly search for them.
> Let me know if you are interested in helping, it consists of probably 15-30
> minutes a week on average of the following type of stuff:
> * Keeping an eye on the mirror status page for out-of-date or broken mirrors and notifying admins via email
> * Adding new mirrors as necessary, and deciding when to say no to a request
> * Responding to tickets with insufficient info
> -Dan

Joannes Löthberg (demize on IRC, Kyrias on Flyspray) has expressed an
interest in helping out here. He's been poking some of the
mirror-related requests on Flyspray recently, essentially already doing
the first and third mentioned responsibilities.


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