Re: guid.php

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 17:33:59 -0700

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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