[Haskell-cafe] Offer to mirror Hackage

Ketil Malde ketil at malde.org
Tue Dec 7 23:04:04 CET 2010

Brandon S Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> writes:

>> IMO, mirroring is orthogonal to that, too.

> Only if you consider security a minor or non-issue.  

What I mean is that you can mirror a repository regardless of whether
packages are signed or not.

> I'm tempted to say anyone who believes that on the modern Internet is
> at best naïve.

It's not obvious to me that adding a mirror makes the infrastructure
more more insecure.  Any particular concerns?  (I hope I qualify as
naïve here :-)

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