Improving availability and guaranteeing integrity in ISO downloads

Anthony Bryan anthonybryan at
Tue Jun 19 19:40:59 UTC 2007

> On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 07:51:20PM +0200, Ruben Kerkhof wrote:
> > On 9-jun-2007, at 14:39, Matt Domsch wrote:
> > >
> > >I replied on fedora-infrastructure-list just a bit ago.  I'm happy to
> > >see this functionality get added to mirrormanager, and am happy to
> > >review patches as well. :-)  The trick will be having a python module
> > >that, given a list of URL/country tuples, generates the XML pages.
> > >Which probably isn't that hard, really.
> >
> > File attached :-)
> >
> > My Python skills suck, so feel free to improve it. It doesn't
> > implement all fields in the MetaLink specification, but it should do
> > the job.
> Wow, that was fast.  I'll look at this, but would you mind using the
> MIT/X11 license (the same license as Python and TurboGears themselves
> use, as does mirrormanager) rather than the GNU GPL?  I'd rather not
> get into a license incompatibility mess this early in mirrormanager's
> life. :-)

Hi Matt,

Have you had a chance to look over Ruben's additions? Any feedback? He
said he re-licensed it to line up w/ mirrormanager. Any ideas/comments
for features in Metalink that could be of use to Fedora?

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