[Foundation-l] RFC: local mirrors for cheaper and faster access

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 22:28:21 UTC 2012

On 20 January 2012 22:19, Amir E. Aharoni <amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:

> Would it make sense to create some kind of a local mirror of Wikimedia
> Projects to facilitate participate in such areas? Creating a data
> center in every such place would probably not be cost-effective, but
> maybe there's some clever networking trick that could help people
> overcome these costs, a proxy or some such? Or collaborating with
> local Universities, Free Software groups or ISPs to host mirrors of
> content in a language relevant to that area, that would be editable,
> too?

A local squid?

- d.

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