[Freedombox-discuss] blogging in the FB (was Re: Roadmap Brainstorming)
Il 18/03/2011 01:40, Les Orchard ha scritto:
> On 3/17/11 7:04 PM, ian at churchkey.org wrote:
>> On 03/17/2011 06:40 PM, Les Orchard wrote:
>>> OpenID provider?
>> There's a nice wordpress plugin for that if we're building blogging in.
> FWIW, if blogging is built in - or some form of web publishing - it
> should be something that doesn't necessarily rely on exposing an
> always-on PHP server to the world. That is, maybe not Wordpress but
> something like Jekyll that produces plain static HTML pages.
I completely agree: when possible the "active" behavior of webpages
should be implemented in JS (client side). In general however I think
that as most services as possible should be accessible only to
authenticated users. This would cut significantly the possibility of
hacking random fb with a worm.
> That content could be hosted from the box itself, from a bucket on
> Amazon S3, a US$1/mo web host, and/or even shipped around to
> content-addressable mirrors.
I agree that this is the way to go for world-readable content. I believe
however that if i want to publish blog posts that only my friends can
read or share with them some pictures publishing to a third-party is not
an option. In this case the FB could play a role.
> One way or another, the content could be assembled on the FB but
> hosted elsewhere, accounting for issues of incoming traffic
> overwhelming a residential cable modem or intermittent connectivity to
> the box in general.
I guess you really have a lot of friends :) I think that in a normal
setup there would be not more than one concurrent user of the
freedombox. I believe this because as I was saying above I think content
published by the FB should be accessible to a small number of