Re: NASA HQ/GSFC New Policy

Richard Fredrick (
Tue, 23 Jun 1998 00:11:45 EDT

In a message dated 6/22/98 11:18:53 PM EDT, writes:

> One recipient has replied to Mr. Barker asking for clarification
>  on item 4.  My guess would be that if 100 people try to download
>  the 500K zip file on the first day, "effective support" for its
>  users could be jeopardized and that might lead to a re-evaluation
>  of the "everyone can access the data files" policy.  So, of course,
>  I would like to recommend "restraint".

1.  Could a Mirror site be established at:

2. Although I'm sure that OIG operates 24 hours a day, the main strain on
their resources would probably occur during their normal working day: 08:00 to
17:00 EDT  (12:00 to 21:00 UT) Monday through Friday.  It would probably be a
good idea to avoid that time peroid during the initial "probationary" period.

Don Gardner
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