[REBOL] Re: IOS like syncing
From: nitsch-lists::netcologne::de at: 10-Mar-2004 21:53
Am Mittwoch, 10. M=C3=A4rz 2004 19:40 schrieben Sie:
> Hi, I want to create a Rebol based tool (what else?) that posts data to a
> server, and syncs this data to other uses. Something like an IOS/light. It
> should work thru HTTP, to avoid firewall problems.
> I took a look at the IOS proxy C code. But I must say, that I don't
> understand everything. AFAIU it, this cgi-bin takes the HTTP request from
> a Link client and mangles it into a format the IOS server can understand,
> right? How are answered delivered from the IOS server thru the cgi-bin
> back to Link client?
> What other methods could I use? I would like to use some web-service like
> engine on the server. But this thing must support going via a web-server.
I would use normal cgi for uploading. for polling a static pages which is
changed each time a file is uploaded. maybe an upload-counter inside.
To tell what to download either an index-file or a cgi-script which gets info
about what is downloaded (like this upload-counter.). for download i would
use static pages, but do not know about autentification.
> Has anyone written a generic file-sync / sharing protocol I could use?
Maybe Sunanda with LDS for the rebol.org-library?
And myself two prototypes, but they are not used much.
> think I will store all data into single files, as IOS does, and just sync
> these. I found the remote-file thing from Ingo, which is pretty close to
> what I need but it establishes a direct connection, not via a POST/GET CGI
> Robert M. M=C3=BCnch