[Server-devel] What's cooking in the XS pot this week (2008-10--01)

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 01:09:47 EDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 4:51 PM, Bryan Berry <bryan.berry at gmail.com> wrote:
> We will be setting up two labs here in Nepal, one in the next couple
> weeks and likely one in the first week of November at Nepal's Dept of
> Education. Depending on our experiences in those labs, we want to roll
> out a new version of the XS in November to our two pilot schools and
> possibly a new pilot school.

I'm very interested in hearing about those experiences.

> w/ two exceptions. We still find it a bear to install the XS from
> scratch. That could be our fault but it needs to be easier to set up
> ejabberd properly. It also needs to be easier to get dansguardian up and
> running. As far as I can tell dansguardian is not pre-installed on the
> XS in XS 0.4.

How happy are you with DanGuardian? Is it a useful filter?

In terms of install we have some proposed patches to the ejabberd
config issues, so it's likely to be sorted in 0.5 or 0.6.

> Our volunteer Tony Anderson has been working on this and has a better
> understanding of the problems we are having.

Right - keen on hearing your notes Tony :-)

Also - as discussed with Wad, I'll be interested in suggestions on how
to handle the "local" rulemaking both for small pilots and large


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