Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of GSoCIdeas/CloudApps


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2010-03-16T17:52:22Z (11 years ago)
Author:
zooko
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add mention of EtherPad?

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    55There are a lot of applications that could potentially make good use of Tahoe-LAFS replacing the typical centralized storage of flat files or SQL databases. Currently supported projects include [http://www.tiddlywiki.com/ TiddlyWiki] (one of the Tahoe-LAFS developers hosts his blog using [http://allmydata.org/trac/tiddly_on_tahoe TiddlyWiki stored in Tahoe-LAFS]), [http://hadoop.apache.org/ Hadoop], and [RelatedProjects a number of others].
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    7 There are still many useful and interesting things that have yet to be built using Tahoe-LAFS. Perhaps the most promising is in the area of web applications; what applications can you think of that could make use of a highly reliable filesystem accessible from both desktops and [http://github.com/ctrlaltdel/TahoeLAFS-android handheld devices]? Keep in mind that Tahoe-LAFS's architecture allows sharing and delegation opportunities that are difficult or impossible to implement using other backends. Some ideas people have suggested include a calender or photo album, or porting Mozilla's [https://bespin.mozilla.com Bespin] editor).
     7There are still many useful and interesting things that have yet to be built using Tahoe-LAFS. Perhaps the most promising is in the area of web applications; what applications can you think of that could make use of a highly reliable filesystem accessible from both desktops and [http://github.com/ctrlaltdel/TahoeLAFS-android handheld devices]? Keep in mind that Tahoe-LAFS's architecture allows sharing and delegation opportunities that are difficult or impossible to implement using other backends. Some ideas people have suggested include a calender or photo album, or porting Mozilla's [https://bespin.mozilla.com Bespin] editor or Google's [http://etherpad.com/ EtherPad]. See [http://lwn.net/Articles/367922/ this LWN.net comment] for an example of a programmer wishing that someone would port !EtherPad to run on top of Tahoe-LAFS.
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    99Nathan Wilcox wrote most of interactive tree browser frontend in !JavaScript (see [wiki:RelatedProjects the RelatedProjects page]); Toby Murray wrote [http://allmydata.org/pipermail/tahoe-dev/2010-March/004137.html a front-end in Cajita]; what interesting ways might this be extended?