[Box Backup] Box and non-C++ clients
Wed, 15 Feb 2006 22:31:08 +0000 (GMT)
> * It sounds like it might be better to have a separate server for
> provisioning, with a different (but similar) protocol to bbstored. Otherwise
> you start confusing functionality between the file server and the
> provisioning system. It also means you don't have to run the provisioning
> server if you don't want to.
> * Maybe it could use an "easier" protocol. Like say something over HTTP (I
> have HTTP handling libraries for the Box framework).
I wrote a provisioning protocol for Box called FAB that runs over HTTP(S),
for use with Boxi. I intend to implement the server in Perl and clients in
C++ and Perl. You can find it here:
I haven't got round to implementing it yet because I've been busy working
on Box, but I hope to soon. Perhaps some will find it useful. I would
certainly appreciate comments.
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