[Rack] webserver access

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Wed Dec 29 17:14:00 PST 2010


On 12/29/2010 05:05 PM, Patrick Keys wrote:
> benny and me started setting up a diaspora pod last night on pony.
> we should have it finished tonight sometime.
> for those interested, diaspora does not require a dedicated vm. but it 
> does basically require nginx and thinn for its ruby on rails.
> 

You should consider a vm not because it is "required" but because
compartmentalization is a reasonable practice.

> there was also discussion with others at the meeting last night about 
> setting up a forum system (like phpbb).

Talk is cheap.

> the forum system would be a potential alternative for the mailing lists, 
> particularly given the discussion list already has way too much traffic.
> 

Subscribe with a digest option?

> not sure that pony is stable enough for an official diaspora pod or 
> official noisebridge forum system.
> 

What does that even mean? official?

> what do we gotta do to get access to the "real" web server?

Run your own web server?

phpbb, nginx and other crap software will get your box owned quickly.
Good luck.

All the best,
Jake


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