RE: guid.php

From: Dylan Douglas <dylan_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 15:56:20 -0700

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JixbzFjv_cU

Macs. Gay.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
>Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 5:34 PM
>To: Dylan Douglas
>Cc: Ben Ebert; Ivan Kwok; Jay Mairs; Sergio Alvarez; Ty Heath
>Subject: Re: guid.php
>
>And on a Mac, no less!
>
>WTF x 2
>
>On Apr 11, 2007, at 5:33 PM, Stefan Kaczmarek wrote:
>
>> 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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