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From Jerry Chen <>
Subject Re: [libcloud] pricing update thoughts
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2010 18:05:41 GMT

On Jun 2, 2010, at 12:56 PM, Paul Querna wrote:

> Basically, the idea is to publish a JSON file with a size -> price
> mapping for each provider.  This data would be pushed up to an http
> server 'somewhere' on the internet.
> When provider X changes their prices, we would just push up new json
> files, and libcloud copies around the universe would fetch this on
> demand.

I like the idea.

It would be awesome if providers would have /pricing.json endpoints so they could update their
own prices.

Even crazier is if people had DNS TXT records with that information.

Looking at my inbox, it appears Solomon is crazy as I am :)

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