Revision as of 10:47, 4 November 2007 by Danenberg
Peter Danenberg 09:58, 4 November 2007 (CST):
- With the latest iteration of mod_tex and WikiTeX, it turns out we did some painful reinventing-of-the-wheel; prompting a rethinking of the architecture.
- Instead of ad-hoc XML-RPC servers, namely, we could resort to FastCGI processes that speak a simple schema; that way, the standard XML tools are usable by clients, and we can still chroot the apposite daemons.<ref>A lighttpd, spawn-fcgi, FastCGI (compiled to native executable) trio would do wonderfully here.</ref>
- Furthermore, the-protocol cruft can be abstracted away into libraries; thus preserving the clarity of the server's function.
Peter Danenberg 03:03, 16 September 2007 (CDT):
Peter Danenberg 00:19, 8 July 2007 (CDT):
- We decided to “eat our own dogfood” and run WikiTeX 2.0 and mod_tex on the server; expect some rough spots, though: we're dealing with an entirely new architecture.
- The code is available via svn, but watch for a release soon; and keep the bugs and comments coming.
Peter Danenberg 05:33, 13 January 2007 (CST):
- WikiTeX-2.0 is underway, a ground-up rewrite of WikiTeX based on a client-server model.
- In a nutshell, the segregated WikiTeX server listens for WikiTeX clients; allowing for:
- quarantined transactions;
- distributed resources; and
- low client-overhead.
- The maintenance of WikiTeX servers can finally be left to sysadmins; and setting up clients, trivial.