HTML Forms Databases Restructuration

Pavel Galynin
Fri, 14 Mar 1997 23:29:56 +0100

If I can do anonymous FTP, then we can create a directory in /tunes and
you can execute a shell script with your privileges that would copy all
files from /tunes/update/ to /tunes..

Just a wild thought..


Francois-Rene Rideau wrote:
> > Hello, I hope you don't mind me commenting, even though I'm not a
> > project-member.
> You're welcome!
> > Nope, databases are not the best solution. One simple way to do this is
> > to make a small txt file for each term. This gives you the least
> > creating and maintaining hassle.
> Well, whatever low-level format you use,
> such thing is called a database (even though manually managed through files).
> All the problem is to automatize things without depending too much
> on external software that we wouldn't control.
> > If you want something hi-tech, go for
> > some CGI script that would fetch a specific definition from a bigger
> > file.
> That's also what Paul D. suggested.
> HTML files pre-generated from a database would be a good start, however.
> BTW, the mailing-list archive also needs to be refreshed.
> I've been told MHonArc would do a better job than hypermail has.
> > I'm interested in helping you out with improving your page. Francois
> > suggested that maybe I should take the webpage project over.
> ure! The current problem is I can't grant anyone an account on
> the machine currently serving the Tunes WWW pages (not root).
> When there is a WWW server we control (bespin?),
> or if you know any software that I could install that would allow
> remote management of files w/o the need of a new account,
> then off we go.
> Meanwhile, you can still send me patches and modifications...
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