Re: guid.php

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 17:33:24 -0700

Let me just say that if 5 years ago you told me that the majority of
the development I would be doing these days would be in freakin'
Javascript, I'd have kicked you in the Jimmy and called you a Nancy-
boy lying douche-bag.

WTF

On Apr 11, 2007, at 5:27 PM, Dylan Douglas wrote:

> Z-
>
> So, how about this:
>
> If it's called with a GUID and port by the application, it will
> associate the GUID/calling ip/port together. It will also reply with
> any account names that have been previously associated with it.
> Then the webpage would call with an account name and get a reply of
> the
> listening port of the application so it knows how to communicate with
> the application (or does the application always listen on the same
> port
> for the webpage?)
>
> I'm just trying to figure out what happens if you start your computer,
> the application starts up, but you don't have the web page up and
> running. How is the application going to find out the account that is
> associated with it? Does the GUID and account stay together in the
> database after they are first associated?
>
> If this isn't right, just give me a sequence of events and I can write
> it out how ever you need it.
>
> -D
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 5:15 PM
>> To: Dylan Douglas
>> Cc: Ben Ebert; Ivan Kwok; Jay Mairs; Sergio Alvarez; Ty Heath
>> Subject: Re: guid.php
>>
>> No, a GUID is associated with the instance of the application running
>> as a service on a computer. It can have multiple accounts associated
>> with it.
>>
>> So yeah, it's an association by way of IP.
>>
>> - Z
>>
>> On Apr 11, 2007, at 5:11 PM, Dylan Douglas wrote:
>>
>>> I don't know. How is the account getting associated with
>> the GUID? I
>>> mean, do you always have to log into the webpage and by way
>> of ip it's
>>> getting associated with the GUID that the app has?
>>>
>>> I thought that everyone has an account and when you install the
>>> application, you get a GUID. Then your account is associated with
>>> that
>>> GUID during the install process. Then when the application starts
>>> up in
>>> the future you ask the system what accounts have been associated
>>> with
>>> this GUID. Then you ask what are the queues for these accounts that
>>> I've just been told about.
>>>
>>> -D
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 5:04 PM
>>>> To: Dylan Douglas
>>>> Cc: Ben Ebert; Ivan Kwok; Jay Mairs; Sergio Alvarez; Ty Heath
>>>> Subject: Re: guid.php
>>>>
>>>> Er, how would I call it with GUID and account?
>>>>
>>>> I was thinking that the application would call it with its GUID,
>>>> and
>>>> then the web page would call some other thing saying "here's my
>>>> account" ... what is my listening port? And that would be
>> figured out
>>>> by seeing which GUID it is associated with, and then getting the
>>>> latest listening port for that GUID.
>>>>
>>>> Am I wrong?
>>>>
>>>> - Z
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 11, 2007, at 5:01 PM, Dylan Douglas wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Working on the guid.php module. The way I have it shaping up
>>>>> right
>>>>> now
>>>>> is it can be called with either just a GUID or a GUID and account.
>>>>>
>>>>> If it's called with the GUID and account, it associates
>> that account
>>>>> with that GUID. If it calls with a different GUID, but the same
>>>>> account, that account will be reassociated with the new GUID.
>>>>>
>>>>> If it's called with just the GUID, it replies with all the
>>>>> accounts
>>>>> that
>>>>> are currently associated with that GUID.
>>>>>
>>>>> Callback parameter is optional.
>>>>>
>>>>> GUID is in the
>>>>>
>>>> [:xdigit:](8)-[:xdigit:](4)-[:xdigit:](4)-[:xdigit:](4)-[:xdigit:]
>>>> (12)
>>>>> format.
>>>>>
>>>>> -----
>>>>> Dylan Douglas
>>>>> MediaDefender
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> <winmail.dat>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
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