Bantracker redesign

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at
Tue Apr 8 05:58:46 UTC 2008

On ma, 2008-04-07 at 16:44 -0500, Tony Yarusso wrote:

> I don't really care _who_ removed a ban, but I do think it's important
> that it track whether it was removed, and be able to search by
> current, removed, or all - could you clarify that point a little?

The point is that currently it only registers an unban if it sees it.
Which it doesn't if offline

> The other main thing I'd like to see is some sort of periodic sync
> with actual status.  

That could be done, that would just keep an is_active flag on a ban.

>  correct it.  My proposal would for this to take place once every six
> months, at approximately the same date as the release of the first
> _Beta_ for the current development version of Ubuntu (thus giving us
> the cleanest environment around release day).

Neh, daily or weekly might be better. Isn't too intensive.

> Seconding Martin's suggesting of a different database.  If MySQL is
> too heavy, perhaps PostgreSQL.  No, I don't personally have a great
> understanding of DB engine architecture - it just seems wise to use a
> mainstream one for stability.

It'll be (well, it is -- is the prototype) MySQL
Dennis K.

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