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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Forrestbot live!
Date Sat, 07 Dec 2002 17:19:44 GMT

Steven Noels wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>> But eventually, yes, I'm sure it will make sense to move it to the 
>> Gump codebase. It's Gump the "neurtal" tool, so it could go there.
>> Anyway, we will discuss this when the time is ripe, in the meantime 
>> I'll try to see that we keep the bot-webapp as neutral as reasonably 
>> possible.
> +1
> The remaining problem is uploading/transfering generated 'stuff' (is 
> that neutral enough? ;-)



> 'Pushing' information towards ASF equipment would require us to store 
> private keys on, whether this is done using scp, cvs, and 
> whatelse. Bad practice.


> Having ASF equipment 'pull' information from us requires us to do some 
> further setup: run rsync as a daemon, or store generated stuff in a CVS 
> repo, in an FTP archive, or whatelse. It would require us to set up 
> accounts for ASF-originating pull processes, too. 

Not if we put the results public; since it will go public we can show 
the results public, so that there is no need to have any kind of account 
stuff, just the url.

> If we could generate 
> proper Expires: headers, we could use proxy_pass/_cache which doesn't 
> require any security-sensitive setup on either side.

For the Cocoon site/s it seems like the best solution, because it makes 
the dynamic stuff possible.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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