Hackathon notes (non-binary protocol thread), (BUSTARRET, Jean-francois)

BUSTARRET, Jean-francois jfbustarret at wat.tv
Wed Jul 18 09:18:23 UTC 2007


> -----Message d'origine-----
> On Jul 18, 2007, at 0:50, Jan Miczaika wrote:
> 	I think this makes sense, but it seems like you're 
> shifting the problem over to tagging.  Now you have to tag 
> James Hong with every role he's been involved in in case the 
> DVD availability of one of them changes.  That seems like it 
> would be just a different expensive.
> 	It seems like you could do the same thing just as 
> easily in your app at that point.  e.g. if I'm invalidating a 
> movie, I probably have an actor list and can just 
> asynchronously fire off concurrent deletions to all the 
> related actors and stuff (or better, just asynchronously send 
> updated information).

That can be easily done with simple dependancies (like actor => movie or
movie => actor), but not complex ones, like lists of items.

When you have many differents "automatic" lists (most viewed, most
commented, most viewed of category X, ...), that can be represented in
multiple formats (serialized, HTML, RSS, json, ...), each one of them
being cached, dependancies can be painful to manage.

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