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[Bug 15984] Extreme latency on accessing http://www.w3.org/2001/xml.xsd

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Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:53:00 +0000
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Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |liam@w3.org
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #3 from Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org> 2012-02-14 16:52:59 UTC ---
This is not a bug.

All accesses to DTDs and Schema files on W3C servers are rate-throttled,
because we get millions (sometimes tens or even hundreds of million) of
downloads per day of these things. At times the bandwidth demand dwarfs
slashdot :-)

Please use an XML Catalog to direct requests for the schema to a local copy.

I've marked it as closed "wontfix" - if we had a "closed cantfix" I'd use that
instead; the throttling is a compromise so that we still serve the resources.

See http://www.w3.org/Help/Webmaster.html#slowdtd for slightly more

If this does not answer the question, please feel free to contact me directly,
and I'll put you in touch with the systems team if appropriate.


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