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From "John Vandenberg" <jay...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: It's that time of the year again
Date Mon, 17 Apr 2006 08:44:11 GMT
On 4/17/06, Ian Holsman <lists@holsman.net> wrote:
> Google is about to start it's summer of code project
>
> what does this mean for HTTP/APR ?
>
> we need:
> - mentors
> and
> - project ideas.
>
> so.. if there is any niggly things or cool projects you haven't got
> the time to do yourself, but could devote 2-3 hrs/week to help
> someone else do, and could be accomplished by a good student in
> 10-12wks.
> now's the time.
>
>
> ideas so far (half joking):
> - mod_ircd
> - implementing a UDP protocol
> - a caching module implement CML (cache-meta-language)
> - a SEDA type MPM

A "cool" project that appears to needs a coder is mod_bittorrent.  The
initial objective is to dynamically build a torrent file for a user
requested file.  This could be integrated into httpd by sending large
files as torrents when the user agent states that it accepts
application/x-bittorrent, and/or when the server notices that the
number of downloads for the file has risen rapidly.

This would complement the incomplete firepuddle project from last years SoC.

http://mod-torrent.sourceforge.net/

--
John

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