From: Simon Willison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Sep 08 2002 - 01:51:54 BST
At 00:39 08/09/2002 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
>There is no way a centralised server for pingback can scale. Just look at
>how weblogs.com is doing. And they only have to worry about a single ping
>Anyway, decentralised systems are always more robust than centralised
>ones, for things like this especially.
I'm guessing you're catching up on the day's discussion :) To cut a long
story short, I lost interest in the centralised server idea completely and
found a new way to over-complicate things instead (pointing the <link> tag
to an XML file describing various different pingback methods).
The proxy thing is a very cool idea :)
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