|author||Eric Wong <email@example.com>||2016-09-07 00:47:15 +0000|
|committer||Eric Wong <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2016-09-07 00:47:38 +0000|
Hopefully more folks can download and run public-inbox, nowadays.
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1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
@@ -36,12 +36,14 @@ In general, we favor mature and well-tested old things rather than
the shiny new.
Avoid relying on compiled modules too much. Even if it is Free,
-compiled code makes packages more expensive to audit, build, and
+compiled code makes packages more expensive to audit, build,
distribute and verify. public-inbox itself will only be implemented
in scripting languages (currently Perl 5).
Performance should be reasonably good for server administrators, too,
and we will sacrifice features to achieve predictable performance.
+Encouraging folks to self-host will be easier with lower hardware
See design_www.txt and design_notes.txt in the Documentation/
directory for design decisions made during development.