[Freedombox-discuss] some thoughts on URI namespaces
On 28 December 2014 at 22:45, Markus Sabadello <markus at projectdanube.org>
> On today's call we talked about whether Plinth or jwchat should be the
> start page.
> And we currently have Owncloud at the path /owncloud.
> I think this question of "URI namespace layout" will become more
> important as we add more applications to the box.
> One pattern I have been experimenting with is creating subdomains for
> each new application which has a web interface.
> I think this is more reliable than using folders, since some
> applications may assume they are installed at the root /.
Which applications assume root install out of curiosity?
> So if my PageKite name is markus.pagekite.me, I could have:
> - owncloud.markus.pagekite.me
> - plinth.markus.pagekite.me
> - jwchat.markus.pagekite.me
> - radicale.markus.pagekite.me
> - diaspora.markus.pagekite.me
> - mailpile.markus.pagekite.me
> - etc.
> These should also work with an "internal" (dnsmasq-provided) domain when
> I access the box from within my home network, e.g.:
> - owncloud.freedombox
> - plinth.freedombox
> - jwchat.freedombox
> - radicale.freedombox
> - diaspora.freedombox
> - mailpile.freedombox
> - etc.
> In Plinth, I may want to have an option to set a "default" one, i.e.
> which one should show up at markus.pagekite.me
> When using subdomains rather than folders, we also need different Tor
> .onion addresses for each application, which is probably preferable anyway.
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