[Members] Fwd: [jdev] Summer Of Code

Trejkaz trejkaz at trypticon.org
Sat Jun 4 03:24:51 CDT 2005


On Sat, 4 Jun 2005 05:42, Nolan Eakins wrote:
> Hal Rottenberg wrote:
> | Members: discuss, approve, draft email to JDEV, relay submissions to
> | the jabber.org web editor (Peter?)
>
> Here's an idea. Tighter integration of XMPP/Jabber with PHP or some web
> scripting/programming language. There's class.jabber.php but it requires
> a new connection to the server for each use. I'm thinking something
> along the lines of PHP's database APIs with persistent connections, at
> least one connection per web server. This would allow the web server to
> send messages, get presence, etc. without having to reconnect every
> time. I'll leave it to the implementor on how to solve the problem with
> reception of information (id attributes?).

Good idea.

But actually, developing something like this once for every type of connection 
you want (one for databases, one for Jabber, one for...) seems silly.  
Doesn't PHP have some kind of framework for doing this sort of thing in 
general?  Other languages were there years ago... I found a way to do this 
sort of thing with mod_perl, and Java had it since first inception. :-/

In any case, if such a thing doesn't exist, writing it would definitely help 
the existing Jabber libs improve the way they work, even if the project 
itself weren't Jabber-related.

TX

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