Subject: Re: Embarrassing State of our Mirrors
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Mike Pelley <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/10/2005 04:36:31
Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> That should not be so.  There should be clear standards for
> mirrors to be listed in that file, and when we learn that mirrors
> don't meet them, we should remove them from the file.

I created a script a while ago which checks mirror sites and produces
a report suitable for emailing.  I sent a note to the www list but it
received a lukewarm response and I got distracted with something else.

It only checks web mirrors for now but I might expand it if it were
being used regularly.

You can check it out at