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Re: nexus

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <epc-l@iucr.org>
  • Subject: Re: nexus
  • From: Brian McMahon <bm@iucr.org>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1998 11:55:15 GMT
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> From L.M.D.Cranswick@dl.ac.uk Mon Mar  9 11:44 GMT 1998
> From: L.M.D.Cranswick@dl.ac.uk (L. Cranswick)
> Message-Id: <199803091144.LAA09562@xrdsv1.dl.ac.uk>
> Subject: Re: nexus
> To: bm@iucr.org (Brian McMahon)
> Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1998 11:44:10 +0000 (GMT)
> 
> Hi Brian,
> 
> I would not bother compressing anything from the IUCr site
> and just leave it out as this type of thing can be a pain 
> to use if people are browsing.
> 
> > I think the reference to the IUCr Newsletter has to do with an idea we
> > suggested of distributing the neXus CD-ROM with issues of the Newsletter,
> > yes?
> 
> Yes - as the cost was already being born for delivery - could
> save on costs and make it a feature of the newsletter.
> 
> > > I am practising with WGET with the CCP14 site
> > >    (http://www.dl.ac.uk/CCP/CCP14/mirror/mirror.htm)
> > > (people here seem to have fixed the NFS bug in the SGI
> > > system here(?))
> > 
> > Excellent - I notice that you're using wget for ftp mirroring as well,
> > something I've not investigated so far. Please let us know of any problems
> > you encounter with that.
> 
> wget is very good - but hates VMS based FTP servers.  Author
> does not seem keen to fix this - must not like DEC.
> 
> One request I am going to make is that when you grab a web area which
> has ftp links - you can specify the root area where the FTP'd files
> will go.  This is because the CCP14 FTP area is a subset of the web
> area.
> 
> 
> > I think we would have no problem with including a discreet Daresbury logo as
> > an acknowledgement of their support with the resources needed in this
> > project. Can this be done at the level of "gentleman's agreement" or would
> > it be better to establish some formal agreement between the IUCr and the
> > people who run Daresbury (CCLRC)?
> 
> Definitely a gentleman's agreement.  Discreet logo is quite fine.
> 
> Lachlan.

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