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CommentsTrack - Specification

Current version: 0.2

Document History


0.1......17Aug04..Jan Piotrowski.....First Draft
0.2......19Aug04..Helge Fahrnberger..Small changes, Workarounds added


CommentsTrack can help you to keep track of all comments that you post anywhere on the web and of what people reply. It creates one simple RSS or atom feed that you can easily monitor with your favorite feed reader. It is a technology aimed to make your life in the web and blogosphere easier and more comfortable, and to make discussions in weblogs more lively. The CommentsTrack technology might also be used to track discussions in discussion board software (BBS) or to monitor discussions without having participated yet.


Functional Goals and Aims

Technical Goals and Aims


How it works, simple Overview

Technical Details


1. Load
Many comments -> many CT-Script-URIs -> many pings -> takes very long to post comment -> lag
example: 150 comments, 1 seconds per comment + 2 failing CT-Script-URIs per 30 seconds

Problem Workaround Approaches

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