On 30/09/12 03:31, Krinkle wrote:
On Sep 29, 2012, at 9:41 PM, Samuel Klein
And why is the WMF considering not providing db
replication for it?
I think you misunderstood.
Written by Erik Moeller the 25th Sep:
Chapters are autonomous organizations, and it's
WM-DE's call how much
/ whether it wants to continue to invest in infrastructure of any kind
(and the decision of funding bodies like the FDC to accept or reject
that proposition). However, for our part, we will not continue to
support the current arrangement (DB replication, hosting in our
data-center, etc.) indefinitely.
He is writing with his "WMF hat", the above 'we' refers to the WMF. So
there's no misunderstanding: The WMF has threaten to stop providing the db
That would be a really bad move to do, of course (and a gratuitous one,
since there aren't technical or financial reasons for doing that). And I
hope they won't do that.