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authorEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2019-11-29 10:14:11 +0000
committerEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2019-12-11 08:10:29 +0000
commit93e56f66355e62f30cbc94b2e32e94c55849c878 (patch)
tree9a274dc76beb6e924520f41c54353b25243bef19
parentbdfa98ba4a0458613c10d21c090d65400e2a5297 (diff)
downloadpublic-inbox-93e56f66355e62f30cbc94b2e32e94c55849c878.tar.gz
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.
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@@ -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?)