[Rack] who manages the webserver?

Patrick Keys citizenkeys at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 02:34:44 PST 2010


Iphone may be unhacker friendly, but a good amount of people that visit 
noisebridge have iphone.  There's no reason I can't write an app for 
both android and iphone.

Since there's no other noisebridge app, I just kinda assumed that mine 
would be the official app.  I will gladly make the entire source 
available for anybody that wants to build on it.

I would gladly use pony to store the app for download.  The calendar 
data, and any other shared data, needs to be where other people can edit 
it, though.  Having a shared calendar of events doesn't do any good if 
nobody can edit it.


Patrick



On 12/12/2010 2:26 AM, Jacob Appelbaum wrote:
> On 12/12/2010 01:54 AM, Patrick Keys wrote:
>> The stuff I want to do is all directly Noisebridge-related and
>> specifically for the Noisebridge android app.  I can generate an iphone
>> app as soon as we can get an iphone developer license.
>>
>
> iphone? That's a rather sad and unhacker friendly platform.
>
>> I'd like to keep whatever I do on the official noisebridge servers so
>> that people feel more comfortable using it.  I don't think people would
>> feel good about using a Noisebridge android/iphone app if it was getting
>> its data from some weird unknown server.
>
> Official?
>
> (Slight digression: I don't feel comfortable running software in the
> Android market because it talks to machines that I control or trust - I
> only feel comfortable when I can review the source code and/or I've
> built it myself.)
>
> Why don't you just use pony?
>
>>
>> Plus, there's no point in paying for another server when our current
>> webserver (insofar as i know) isn't doing anything besides running
>> mediawiki.
>>
>
> The point is compartmentalization.
>
> All the best,
> Jake
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