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authorPatrick McDermott <pehjota>2019-08-05 19:22:24 (EDT)
committer Patrick McDermott <pehjota>2019-08-05 19:22:24 (EDT)
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dev/archive/mirroring: Introduce classifications
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Serving the archive mirror at `/pub/proteanos` over HTTP and FTP is recommended,
but any path and either protocol may be used.
+Mirrors are classified by their synchronization source as either "primary" or
+"secondary" as described below. This design distributes synchronization
+bandwidth usage more efficiently across the mirror network. Secondary mirrors
+will typically update a few hours after primary mirrors do, but are otherwise
+still "first-class citizens". All mirrors regardless of classification are
+treated equally by [[prokit]], the installer utility that selects a mirror.
+Please configure private mirrors as secondary mirrors, so as to reserve
+ProteanOS project bandwidth for those that contribute bandwidth back to the
Primary Public Mirror