[Server-devel] interest in new proxy

Ed McNierney ed at laptop.org
Tue Jan 13 21:37:52 EST 2009

Vivek -

Jim Gettys passed on your information to me (he left OLPC last week) and I'd
be happy to pick up the conversation with you.  Thanks!

    - Ed

Ed McNierney
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On 1/13/09 9:32 PM, "Vivek Pai" <vivek at CS.Princeton.EDU> wrote:

> Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 6:39 PM, Vivek Pai <vivek at cs.princeton.edu> wrote:
>>> A long time ago, I visited OLPC to discuss HTTP proxy
>>> needs for the schools, and our research group at Princeton
>>> had a project that looked like it might be a good fit.
>> Hi Vivek,
>> is it your original hashcache or related to it? There was discussion a
>> while ago of using hashcache - jg was very excited about it, and I was
>> too. We're pretty disappointed with Squid's performance and memory
>> usage.
> The proxy part is HashCache. The WAN accelerator doesn't have a name at
> the moment, but it's probably a few months away from beta.
>>> Is there interest in something like this for the XS server?
>> Yes yes yes. It'd be fantastic. What is the licensing status?
> I think we'd reached agreement with Eben on something, but
> we're just waiting at this point. Assuming someone on your end
> tells him that you're interested in forging ahead, I guess he'll
> write up the necessary license. It was basically Affero GPL + patent
> license for the GPL version.
> -Vivek
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