[OSM-talk] talk Digest, Vol 35, Issue 32

80n 80n80n at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 16:54:17 BST 2007


On 7/4/07, 80n <80n80n at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 7/4/07, Yann <yann.hamon at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > On 7/4/07, 80n <80n80n at gmail.com > wrote:
> > >
> > > I said that the primary need is so that we can keep the servers
> > > running.
> > >
> > > Given that we just appear to have been dumped with a couple of whole
> > > countries worth of data I think we'll be needing as much server power, disk
> > > space and memory as we can lay our hands on pretty damn soon now.
> > >
> > > Oh, and there's talk on IRC at the moment about the urgent need for
> > > some wiki-like functionality so that the integrity of all this newly donated
> > > data doesn't get degraded by vandalism and so that edits can be monitored
> > > much more closely in those areas.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Ok, so let's say 1800£? That should be enough for 2 *good* servers on
> > ebay, maybe with warranty.
> > Can we have your word that you will get the ads off if that amount is
> > reached, or if we find another ways to find servers?
> >
>
> Personally, I only represent one vote so I couldn't give you a guarantee
> that this would happen, but I think £1,800 would be enough to get my vote :)
>

Oh, and all the details about how to make a donation are here:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Donations


BTW, how can I get involved in managing/monitoring the soservers? Tuning
> > mysql and apache configurations would make sense before buying hardware. I
> > tried mailing steve (twice) and mailed the dev mailing list, seems there is
> > no way I can get an answer. Steve, if you hear me, you know how to contact
> > me ;)
> >
> > Cordially,
> > Yan Hamon
> >
>
>
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