Not sure what to do.....can I run this by you guys?

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Fri Mar 16 03:26:10 CET 2018


i need to be able to send more than one http request to my cloud service
domain at one time....it is not a limitation I am willing to live with
....and I don't want to package requests together and have to wait for all
of them to be processed before something comes back.

Its not a limitation that should exist in any modern software..... and it
won't in mine...... so I have to try different ways to try to get around
this somehow and still be GPL3

Cheers....I'm going to try the read from process idea....and see if i can
read the returned requests faster that way.

Thank you.






On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 10:14 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Tom Glod wrote:
> > Hi guys, I've brought this up before.....and the time to solve is
> > coming sooner than I expected.
> >
> > 1. My project must be open source
> > 2. I must communicate with cloud service not one request at a time.
> > 3. TsNet is not open source and I love that LC has a feature that
> > can bring them important revenue.
> >
> > But I have to create a workaround ... so its hackathon time....
> >
> > My first idea is to do this :
> >
> >    - Create process in Go using Go Routines to give me concurrent http
> >    requests
> >    - send all my requests to that process via a non-blocking socket
> >    - read from the socket in non-blocking way to receive the data
> >  returned
> >    for the requests until all requests have completed or timed out.
>
> While it is unfortunate that LC is among the few open source languages
> that doesn't have CURL support, in your case I wonder if it's truly
> necessary.
>
> The engine's socket support is generally pretty good, and libURL can be
> modified.  What exactly do you need to do?
>
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