[Foundation-l] Donation of DVDs to Wikimedia Foundation Projects

Anthony wikilegal at inbox.org
Tue Jan 2 18:51:56 UTC 2007

On 1/2/07, Oldak Quill <oldakquill at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/01/07, Anthony <wikilegal at inbox.org> wrote:
> > [[Super-seeding]] is a possibility if the WMF wants to pick up that
> > slack.  Of course the best answer is to have seeders always available
> > :).
> Could a Wikimedia server act as a seed for:
> 1) the sake of archiving: all data is gathered in a single central point
> 2) the sake of robustness: if all seeds non-official happen to fall
> off, there will always be at least one seed and an official copy of
> the file will be preserved?
> Is there any mechanism so that a particular seed won't be used if
> other seeds are available?

Yes, it's called [[super-seeding]].  :)


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