Gotta start somewhere ... how many of us are really out there?
freebsd at hub.org
Thu Aug 3 20:19:21 UTC 2006
On Thu, 3 Aug 2006, backyard1454-bsd at yahoo.com wrote:
> maybe it's just because I've been reading up on it but what about
> outputting the information in XML??? Then you could tag the Vendor,
> Name, basic info, number of users, etc. in a tagged form that could be
> then stored in a Dbase of some kind by vendor, working in FreeBSD X.Y,
> broken, etc. The XML should be easily outputted on the fly to XHTML so
> it can be reviewed by devolopers and what not. Just my too cents...
'k, right now, we are trying to get the data from the remote clients to a
central server ... if you are thinking of using XML for this (not against
it, I just know nothing about it), can you provide an example of what you
are thinking, and how we'd script this to use HTTP to connect to the
The hard part of all of this is that it cannot require *anything* except
for the base system, so no php, no perl ... just pure shell commands ...
it cannot require an administrator to install anything above the script
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