develooper Front page | perl.qa | Postings from February 2015

Re: HTTPS, CPAN, and dist integrity

Thread Previous
From:
Cosimo Streppone
Date:
February 4, 2015 10:28
Subject:
Re: HTTPS, CPAN, and dist integrity
Message ID:
54D1F45D.8080208@opera.com
On 04. feb. 2015 10:36, Michiel Beijen wrote:
> Hi Cosimo,
> 
> On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 10:29 AM, Cosimo Streppone <cosimo@opera.com> wrote:
>> On 04. feb. 2015 08:17, Michiel Beijen wrote:
>>
>>> Can anyone fill in on the feasibility of directing all cpan cients to
>>> *one* site, i.e. https://cpan.metacpan.org/ ?
>>
>> Having multiple mirrors is IMO one of the many things
>> that CPAN got right from the start.
>> [...]
>> CDNs, while being distributed, are managed centrally
>> by one entity, who also pays the bandwidth/service cost.
> 
> Yeah of course, it should not be one **host** - but it can still be
> one URL which leverages a CDN right? Are you saying "CDN, bad,
> mirrors, good?

Of course I am not saying that :-)

Just, it's easy to look at the neighbor's garden and think
the grass is greener.

I've been in other gardens, and it's often not the case :)

/C


Thread Previous


nntp.perl.org: Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at ask@perl.org | Group listing | About