[Clipart] Need server space / mirrors?

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Tue Jan 2 14:45:07 PST 2007

Cool, I'm forwarding this to the openclipart mailing list. Are you on
that list? It would be great for you to join..


I'm writing answers below:

On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 17:37 -0500, Nathan Friedly wrote:
> ok, It's got mysql on a separate server, I can give you a database on
> there. it's got php with about every option you'd ever need, and it's
> got apache. Or course it can do html also.

Great, yes, would need to do some kind of duplication, but we need to
investigate this more...

> For connecting, it can do ftp and sftp nicely. 


> The server is a dreamhost code monster plan:
> http://dreamhost.com/hosting.html
> To be honest, what I initially had in mind was mirroring the files,
> not the whole site. ( a second copy of everything on this page
> http://openclipart.org/cchost/media/downloads )

Ok, that is good and the most downloaded....

> But it sounds like you're wanting to mirror cchost completely? I'm all
> for it, but I've never played with cchost before. Still, I imagine it
> can be done. I could add something to my crontab to update at 3am, for
> example. It's just the update; that I'm not sure how it'd work.


> Do you guys know the cchost code very well?

Yes, I'm a lead developer on ccHost (and work for creative commons ;)

> I might install a copy and start playing with it...


Thanks! Are you a developer? It would be great to get another
developer :)


> -nate
> On 12/29/06, Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
>         Cool, this great. We need to think through how this would
>         work.
>         Our setup requires mysql, php, html, and apache. Also, the
>         software we use stores uploads in the filesystem so we would
>         have to figure out synchronization strategy. 
>         Thanks!
>         jon
>         -----Original Message-----
>         From: "Nathan Friedly" <nathan.friedly at gmail.com>
>         To: clipart at lists.freedesktop.org
>         Sent: 12/27/2006 11:11 AM
>         Subject: [Clipart] Need server space / mirrors?
>         I have a web server with >  4 TB bandwidth per month; I could
>         offer some
>         space with a 2 TB transfer cap if it would benefit
>         openclipart.org. It could
>         be a subdomain of my site or of yours. Let me know if you
>         could use this;I
>         love what you guys are doing!
>         God Bless!
>         --
>         Nathan Friedly
>         SOGWAP 
>         http://nfriedly.com
> -- 
> Nathan Friedly
> http://nfriedly.com
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