Wanted: more Mirror Wranglers

Damian Myerscough damian.myerscough at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 20:10:11 UTC 2007


It's been awhile since I manage to give a good contribution to the
fedora project, anyways I think I could help with this as I am getting a
little more time now to contribute to the Fedora Project.

On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 13:50 -0600, Matt Domsch wrote:
> It's been a little over a year since I claimed the self-appointed
> title of Fedora Mirror Wrangler. I have received quite a few kudos for
> doing it - and it's fun coordinating a few hundred mirrors, providing
> the best download experience for a few hundred thousand users.
> For the benefit of Fedora as a whole, I'd like additional people to
> step up and become Mirror Wranglers too.  Tasks include:
> * understanding the database schema and code behind MirrorManager, and
>   being able to enhance it as necessary
> * moderating new mirror requests
> * moderating the mirror-list and mirror-list-d requests
> * participating on these lists
> * manually scrubbing the database occasionally (I added ~30 F8 mirrors
>   a few weeks ago where they were mirrors at some point, but hadn't
>   added themselves into MM, or had added themselves incorrectly).
> Any volunteers?
> Thanks,
> Matt
Damian Myerscough

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