[Publicity-commits] r3103 - /announcements/en/drafts/klecker.wml

pabs at users.alioth.debian.org pabs at users.alioth.debian.org
Tue Feb 7 12:30:56 UTC 2012


Author: pabs
Date: Tue Feb  7 12:30:55 2012
New Revision: 3103

URL: http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/publicity/?sc=1&rev=3103
Log:
Some updates to the klecker announcement

Modified:
    announcements/en/drafts/klecker.wml

Modified: announcements/en/drafts/klecker.wml
URL: http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/publicity/announcements/en/drafts/klecker.wml?rev=3103&op=diff
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--- announcements/en/drafts/klecker.wml (original)
+++ announcements/en/drafts/klecker.wml Tue Feb  7 12:30:55 2012
@@ -17,32 +17,36 @@
 
 
 <p>
-The Debian Project is pleased to announce that with the help of 
+The Debian Project is pleased to announce that, with the help of 
 <i>Studenten Net Twente (SNT)</i> and <i>HP</i>, the hardware behind
-ftp.debian.org has recently been replaced. 
+`ftp.debian.org` has recently been replaced. 
 The new machine is an 8 core Intel Xeon machine with 48GB of memory and a
-net of 6 TB (on RAID 10) of local storage. The new server is kindly
+total of 6 TB (on RAID 10) of local storage. The new server is kindly
 hosted by <a href="http://www.snt.utwente.nl/">Studenten Net Twente</a>
 at the University of Twente, which has already hosted the old
-ftp.debian.org machine.
+`ftp.debian.org` machine. This is the machine that Debian uses to manage
+our archive of software; it receives uploads from developers, extracts
+relevant metadata and pushes out the updates made by developers to the
+Debian <a href="$(HOME)/mirror/">mirror network</a>.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-<q>The amount of new architectures added recently and the fact that we
-now also provide non-linux support made us run a bit short in disk space
-with the old machine. This new machine should give us enough space for a
-few years</q> said Martin Zobel-Helas, Debian System
-Administrator.<q>Hosting Debian hardware at University of Twente has a
-long tradition for the Debian Project.</q> Martin added.
+<q>The amount of new architectures added to Debian recently and the fact
+that we now also provide support for non-Linux operating system kernels
+caused us to run short on disk space on the old machine. This new machine
+should give us enough space for a few years</q> said Martin Zobel-Helas,
+a member of the Debian System Administrator team.<q>Hosting Debian hardware
+at University of Twente has a long tradition for the Debian Project.</q>,
+Martin added.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-<q>At SNT, our slogan is "making  the net work!" and that's exactly what
-we're doing by providing Debian  with extra hosting and bandwidth in the
-Netherlands. SNT has been using  Debian since 1996 for all of its network
-managing servers and other  services and therefore we kindly host kassia, 
-the dutch FTP archive (ftp.nl.debian.org) and now this new server
-klecker</q> says Tjerk Jan from SNT.</p>
+<q>At SNT, our slogan is "making the net work!" and that's exactly what
+we're doing by providing Debian with extra hosting and bandwidth in the
+Netherlands. SNT has been using Debian since 1996 for all of its network
+managing servers and other services and therefore we kindly host `kassia`, 
+the Dutch FTP archive (`ftp.nl.debian.org`) and now this new server
+`klecker`</q> says Tjerk Jan from SNT.</p>
 
 
 <h2>About University of Twente</h2>
@@ -52,9 +56,9 @@
 in 1994 to handle network facilities provided by ICTS (a service of the
 University of Twente) including ADSL, campusnet, WLAN, VPN and dialup
 connections to the university. Thanks to the expertise of the students
-manning the helpdesk they manage to offer support to all network-related
+operating the helpdesk they manage to offer support for all network-related
 problems of students at University of Twente.
-SNT maintains a webserver, a FTP-server and an IRC-server and also offers
+SNT maintains a webserver, an FTP-server and an IRC-server and also offers
 colocation and webhosting to associations and other organisations on the
 campus. All these services are maintained by a group of volunteers who
 use this experience to broaden their knowledge.




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