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Re: [Arx-users] Fwd: Errors in the mirror command ?

From: Walter Landry
Subject: Re: [Arx-users] Fwd: Errors in the mirror command ?
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 20:15:26 -0500 (EST)

Kevin Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
> Walter Landry wrote:
> > Unfortunately, mirrors are a little complicated to use.  They are not
> > particularly well suited to this kind of use, where you are trying to
> > make a personal copy of a public archive.  They work better for making
> > a personal archive public.
> Would it make sense to rename the feature "publish" instead of "mirror", 
> if that better reflects its intended use?

Not yet.  I would like "mirror" to be able to do both kinds of
operations.  I just haven't settled on the user interface.

> It is common to want to track a public archive locally. Is the best way 
> to accomplish this just to use in-place get's?

If your network connection to the public archive is not so good
(e.g. you are working on a laptop), then it is the only way to go.


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