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Re: [decentralization] pull more robust than push?

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  • Lucas Gonze
    On Tuesday, Mar 16, 2004, at 13:00 America/New_York, Justin Chapweske ... This pretty well describes the architecture of RSS pings.
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      On Tuesday, Mar 16, 2004, at 13:00 America/New_York, Justin Chapweske
      wrote:
      > You build your system primarily around a pull-based design so that you
      > gain the simplicity and robustness of the pull-based approach.
      >
      > Then, you add an optional layer that allows receivers to register with
      > the sources for an *unreliable* event notification that the source has
      > been updated and should be polled again. By allowing the event
      > notification to be unreliable, the system doesn't need to be concerned
      > about dealing with failures during event notification.

      This pretty well describes the architecture of RSS pings.
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