BSDStats - What is involved ... ?
max at love2party.net
Mon Aug 28 00:08:33 UTC 2006
On Saturday 26 August 2006 22:08, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Aug 2006, Max Laier wrote:
> > fetch(3) makes use of a couple of environment vars to set proxy and
> > authentification - this should be reuseable. I haven't looked at
> > BSDStats yet, but if you use fetch - just make sure you have the ENV
> > and things work.
> Anyone with an Authenticated Proxy able to code up a patch for this?
> > I guess the easiest way, would be an email to root@ which can be
> > forwarded to you. This way you can enable it by default and the
> > operator can still decide if they want to take part in the process.
> Actually, email would provide no ability to do the 'request-challenge'
> that we have currently implemented in an effort to *reduce* (although I
> know it won't eliminate) ppl "spamming" the system ...
You can do as all the other websites and email a "confirmation link" back
to the sender that they have to click on in order to commit the data to
> authenticated proxy issue, IMHO, doesn't negate the r-c system, since
> we aren't basing anything, *except* country, on the IP itself ...
> So, although using http won't allow *all* hosts to participate, our
> hope is that it will provide enough numbers with suitable
> checks-n-balances as to make the #s viable, and realistic ...
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