[Rubygems-developers] Gemtacular Now in RubyForge Subversion

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Fri Jan 12 11:44:57 EST 2007

On Jan 11, 2007, at 09:34, Hugh Sasse wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Eric Hodel wrote:
>> On Jan 11, 2007, at 08:46, Hugh Sasse wrote:
>>> Yes, RSS is the way to go for this.  However, I wish to raise the
>>> point that the Ruby net/HTTP class doesn't support content encoding
>>> transparently yet:
>> What does this have to do with serving RSS?
> We are proposing to increase the amount of RSS served by this host.
> This will increase the load on said host.
> Given that the audience is rubyists, there will be people accessing
> this by means of Ruby.
> The fact that Ruby doesn't yet support the compression feature out
> of the box means that any load increase is maximized.

Actually, I bet people will be using things like RSS readers, not net/ 
http, to read the feeds.

> However, given that same audience, it might be that someone has had
> an idea about how to solve this cleanly, so we can do something to
> improve the situation.  That latter part is probably worth moving to
> ruby-core.

Submit patches for the existing RSS libraries to the respective authors?

Eric Hodel - drbrain at segment7.net - http://blog.segment7.net


More information about the Rubygems-developers mailing list