S3 Compatible?

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Wed Feb 24 17:23:31 EST 2021

Paul, thanks for your thoughts, you are right there are some traps with the
s3 compatible part, and some unknown that we may not know about.

Richard, thanks for letting me know about those libraries, its definitely
another option that can be used to achieve the same result. I will
definitely look.

MINIO made me drool, if you haven't looked into it, its very very
impressive and seems like a more modern object storage option for modern

Informative discussion, I'm sorry I started out annoyed.

On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 5:06 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Thanks for that background, Tom.
> If it *must* be s3 then either working with LC Ltd or crafting an open
> competing lib would be necessary. Open source competing libs are
> problematic on both sides, since the dev needs to replicate the effort
> and the company loses one more advantage to their proprietary offerings.
>   Hopefully that'll work out.
> If WebDAV could work for your needs there are at least three FOSS WebDAV
> libs for LC on Github - here are the forum posts where I learned about
> them, with links to the repos (IIRC all three are MIT License):
> With tsNet:
> https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=32377&p=191384
> Without tsNet so it can be used in LC Community Edition:
> https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=32377&p=191384
> And one tailored for Nextcloud use:
> https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=32377&p=178069#p188099
> --
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Tom Glod wrote:
> > Hi Richard,
> >
> > Yes exactly.
> > I just need my application to have object storage, but I don't do
> business
> > with AWS.  Amazon gets enough of my money.
> > The reason I planned to use this library and this method is for
> simplicity,
> > more options for hosts, and for trying different things. Like MINIO.
> > I am working with livecloud.io, basically wanted to offload object
> storage
> > to a less expensive solution, and also running a microservice to do a
> > couple of things on Digital Ocean...which is where Canela hosts as well.
> > They also have the CDN built in, which moves data closer to where its
> being
> > downloaded, which could be a very useful bonus feature.
> >
> > I was planning for this part to be simple, but my mistake for not looking
> > into the library better before I assumed.
> > Anyways, I'm sure there is an answer that will work without taking up a
> > whole lot of time.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Tom
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Tom Glod
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