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[REBOL] Re: REBster

From: alanwall:sonic at: 9-May-2001 16:58

Hello [ryan--christiansen--intellisol--com] On 09-May-01, [ryan--christiansen--intellisol--com] wrote:
> Just a quick thought on a do-able REBOL-based replacement for Napster > (a.k.a. REBster): > > 1. User A uses a REBOL client to send a list of shared files to a POP > address, including an authentication code. > > 2. A server running a REBOL server checks the POP address periodically > for new mail and downloads new mail. > > 3. The REBOL server authenticates each e-mail and stores User A's list of > shared files and User A's e-mail address in a database. > > 4. Using a REBOL client, User B browses to > and a REBOL-based CGI operation > dynamically generates a page of links to shared files, which includes > links to User A's files. The links to User A's files are a GET operation > which include User A's e-mail address and the name of a shared file. > > 5. User B clicks on a link to one of User A's files. > > 6. The REBOL server generates an e-mail, sending it to User A including > an authentication code, the name of the requested file, and User B's > e-mail address. > > 7. User A's REBOL client periodically checks its POP account for new mail > and downloads any new mail. > > 8. User A's REBOL client authenticates each e-mail and then generates an > outgoing e-mail to User B including the attached file. >
#8 is the problem as many pop servers limit the size of the mail box and most mp3s exceed that size.The answer may be to allow user B to access user A's hd with user A sending user B the path and setting the correct rights to that path.Just an idea Regards -- Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change. -- Confucius sent via Yam ver2.2 on AmigaForever verIV Be a Rebel get Rebol@ UIN#=9391028