how rsync works

jw schultz jw at
Thu Nov 27 10:51:46 EST 2003

On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 09:52:53AM +1100, Donovan Baarda wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 06:04, jw schultz wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 09:14:56AM -0600, John Van Essen wrote:
> [...]
> > I had thought so too but now i'm less sure.
> > 
> > I put it up on October 26th -- for discussion. 
> > In the next 14 days there were hits from 107 unique IPs, 73
> > of which were in the first 4 days.  Then it settled down to a
> > slow, declining, trickle that could have been naught but
> > robots.  But no one said anything online or off.  So on the
> > 8th of November i took it down.  Now over two weeks after i
> > took it down and four since putting it up you are the first
> > person to even acknowledge it.
> I had a look at it and thought it was good...
> > The intent was to, if there is interest, get feedback to
> > polish the document for placement on the web site.  Or to
> > let someone who is perhaps a better writer take it over.
> > Not to self-publish the thing.  Perhaps i had to high of
> > expectations but i expected at least one or two would say
> > something, even if it was just "yuck" or "its a start"
> > before knowledge of it subsided into archives.
> I didn't comment at the time because none of the above applied to me,
> and I was slack :-(
> > I'll put it back up if i hear more than just a whimper.
> At the time I read it I thought; good, something I can point people at
> when they ask me. I think it was a good resource.

OK.  I've put it back up for now.  This document is a
project, not an entity and i have no intention of hosting it
indefinitely.  If it is a good resource it belongs on the
rsync web site but i'd like to see it under cvs so the rsync
team can update it and similar documents.

	J.W. Schultz            Pegasystems Technologies
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