[Haskell-cafe] Offer to mirror Hackage

Riad S. Wahby rsw at jfet.org
Thu Dec 9 22:50:26 CET 2010

Richard O'Keefe <ok at cs.otago.ac.nz> wrote:
> I thought "X is a mirror of Y" meant X would be a read-only replica of Y,
> with some sort of protocol between X and Y to keep X up to date.
> As long as the material from Y replicated at X is *supposed* to be
> publicly available, I don't see a security problem here.  Only Y accepts
> updates from outside, and it continues to do whatever authentication it
> would do without a mirror.  The mirror X would *not* accept updates.

At the very least, this assumes that you trust all the mirror operators.

Sure, I'm trustworthy, but how about those other guys? >:)


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