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yeah, that's the general standard. being that i can't change around stuff, i just vhosted it from my domain.

Obviously it's up to Roberto, but I'd be more then willing to help out with ensuring's redundancy.


On Sep 28, 2004, at 12:59 PM, Augusto Cesar Radtke wrote:

In most projects people set up mirrors based on geographic location of
the mirror, like or, this isn´t a difficult
thing for a system administrator to set up this kind of configuration,
the main repository could be at and the others being
syncronized with a tool like rsync with ssh access by crontab scripts.

If any help is needed just ask me I´ll help to set up a configuration like this.


On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 11:58:53 -0400, Michael Bernstein
<> wrote:
It's not hard.  I have a friend who deals with this kind of stuff all
the time. I'll speak with him about it. I just want to make sure that
the lua site never goes down :).

On Sep 28, 2004, at 9:29 AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:

regardless of the site you choose, i setup a mirror of the lua site
(the only u.s. mirror up right now at least) at
.  hope this helps distribute the load as the demand for lua keeps

Many thanks for your move. However, we are not sure whether it is a
idea to distribute the current load. It is not that big for a
host, and the site hit count is an important measure for us. A mirror
would share those hits and complicate stats gathering.

On the other hand, a mirror would be more than welcome as a backup.
Whenever the official site is down, the DNS could direct the trafic
to the mirror. Is it easy to implement that?

-- Roberto

michael bernstein

Lead Developer
Simoniac Studios