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From Massimiliano Perrone <>
Subject Re: Add a link to send information about Syncope installation
Date Fri, 08 Jan 2016 09:01:16 GMT

Il 22/12/2015 16:46, Francesco Chicchiriccò ha scritto:
> On 22/12/2015 13:13, Fabio Martelli wrote:
>> Il 22/12/2015 12:57, Massimilino Perrone ha scritto:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> I'm sending this mail to share with you an idea to solve the problem 
>>> to know who is using Syncope (and where) to create, for instance, an 
>>> html page on the Syncope website with some reference to the Syncope 
>>> installation around the world.
>>> Basically the idea is to have a REST service (somewhere) where to 
>>> send some anonymous information about the Syncope installation, the 
>>> latter may be sent during the installation through the installer 
>>> (adding a check box) or adding a link in the Info panel, on the 
>>> Syncope console.
>>> Recapping, I'm thinking two use cases:
>>> UC 1) Check box on the installer.
>>> Whether checked, after installation, the installer send "something" 
>>> to the "famous" REST service.
>>> UC 2) Link on the Info panel.
>>> Whether clicked the console send "something" to the "famous" REST 
>>> service.
>>> For "something" I mean only the information as the location, system 
>>> properties etc etc; in this way the information will be anonymous. 
>>> But we could think also something more evolved, for instance a form 
>>> with some *not* anonymous data as company, state, etc etc...
>>> WDYT?
>> I suggest to have UC1 and 2 both available: UC1 seems to be simple 
>> and standard but we risky to miss installations performed in a 
>> different way.
>> BTW, from my personal point of view this is a great idea.
> This looks definitely interesting, and I support Fabio with having 
> both UC1 and UC2 available.
> In case we agree to go on with this idea, I believe some tasks are 
> needed:
>  1. check with with comdev@ (or legal@ ?) if there is nothing bad in 
> implementing such mechanism
>  2. develop the server-side app (to be hosted in a dedicated branch of 
> our GIT repo?)
>  3. ask infra for a VM where to run this app

Can we keep on with the next step?

> Regards.

Massimiliano Perrone
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