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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: [PATCH 4/7] TODO: update and add a few more items
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2019 10:14:11 +0000
Message-ID: <20191129101414.343-5-e@80x24.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191129101414.343-1-e@80x24.org>

SpamAssassin has used re2c (via sa-compile) for many years, now,
and it seems to work fine, there.  GMime also looks promising
when combined with Inline::C since GMime can operate on mmap-ed
regions.

Given the inevitable demise of many .orgs when price rise;
supporting a URL rewriter similar to .mailmap makes sense.

And HTTP CONNECT seems like something our -httpd can support
to let firewalled users read over NNTP.
---
 TODO | 12 +++++++++---
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/TODO b/TODO
index 922163f8..369fc56e 100644
--- a/TODO
+++ b/TODO
@@ -6,9 +6,13 @@ all need to be considered for everything we introduce)
 
 * general performance improvements, but without relying on
   XS or pre-built modules any more than we currently do.
+  (Optional Inline::C and user-compiled re2c acceptable)
 
 * mailmap support (same as git) for remapping expired email addresses
 
+* support remapping of expired URLs similar to mailmap
+  (coordinate with git.git with this?)
+
 * POP3 server, since some webmail providers support external POP3:
   https://public-inbox.org/meta/20160411034104.GA7817@dcvr.yhbt.net/
   Perhaps make this depend solely the NNTP server and work as a proxy.
@@ -21,6 +25,9 @@ all need to be considered for everything we introduce)
   yet storing large amounts of data on computers without a
   public IP behind a home Internet connection.
 
+* support HTTP(S) CONNECT proxying to NNTP for users with
+  firewall problems
+
 * DHT (distributed hash table) for mapping Message-IDs to various
   archive locations to avoid SPOF.
 
@@ -68,10 +75,9 @@ all need to be considered for everything we introduce)
 * linkify thread skeletons better
   https://public-inbox.org/git/6E3699DEA672430CAEA6DEFEDE6918F4@PhilipOakley/
 
-* streaming Email::MIME replacement: currently we generate many
+* low-memory Email::MIME replacement: currently we generate many
   allocations/strings for headers we never look at and slurp
-  entire message bodies into memory.
-  (this is pie-in-the-sky territory...)
+  entire message bodies into memory.  GMime+Inline::C could work.
 
 * use REQUEST_URI properly for CGI / mod_perl2 compatibility
   with Message-IDs which include '%' (done?)

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-29 10:14 [PATCH 0/7] some low impact changes and cleanups Eric Wong
2019-11-29 10:14 ` [PATCH 1/7] t: localize the PI_CONFIG env Eric Wong
2019-11-29 10:14 ` [PATCH 2/7] t/common: set $0 when running script w/o fork Eric Wong
2019-11-29 10:14 ` [PATCH 3/7] ds: ->Reset initializes $nextq Eric Wong
2019-11-29 10:14 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2019-11-29 10:14 ` [PATCH 5/7] tests: don't repeatly validate NEWS.atom Eric Wong
2019-11-29 10:14 ` [PATCH 6/7] spawn: remove support for clearing the env Eric Wong
2019-11-29 10:14 ` [PATCH 7/7] import: (cleanup) drop redundant env arg to run_die Eric Wong

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