[Linux-aus] Videoing LUG Talks

Steven Hanley sjh at svana.org
Tue Feb 5 23:45:19 UTC 2008

On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 10:15:07PM +1100, Sridhar Dhanapalan wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, Steven Hanley <sjh at svana.org> wrote:
> > Any LUG generated audoo or video content can be hosted on the Linux
> > Austrlia Mirror. If you happen to have some simply send en amil to
> > mirroring at lists.linux.org.au and we will explain to youw how to upload the
> > content.
> My understanding is that LA will not provide LUGs with direct access to their 
> mirror server. This forces LUGs to keep their own video repository, which can 
> then be mirrored by LA. I can understand why this policy might exist, but it 
> presents a hassle and expense for LUGs just to get their video online. In 
> fact, it's kept SLUG from putting their videos up for quite some time now.
> I'd really like to see the 'LUG in a Box' idea grow into a complete hosting 
> solution[1] for LUGs to select if they wish. I'm all in favour of ways to 
> (buzzword alert! ...) lower the administrative burden on local groups by 
> leveraging the economies of scale that a national organisation possesses.

I am one of the three people on the mirror team, I know we have a mechanism
in place for any LUG who wants to directly upload content. James Purser was
doing this for the SLUG stuff. It is not rocket science, just ftp.

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