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Sun Nov 6 19:58:46 2011 UTC (6 years, 6 months ago) by jmmv
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Add the projects from the website (htdocs/contrib/projects.xml).

At this point, all this is is a "blind conversion" from the xml file to
individual mdwn files.  I did this by using a custom xslt file and some
manual cleanups on the files.

Most of these projects are still misclassified as they do not list the
correct difficulty or the category they list is not yet defined in the
wiki.  Some other projects need to be pruned out due to the lack of
details (or moved to the ideas page).  But this is a "good enough" start
that should allow me to nuke these same projects from htdocs.

[[!template id=project

title="BSD licensed rsync replacement"


duration="2 months"

Create a BSD licensed drop-in replacement for rsync that can handle large
numbers of files/directories and large files efficiently. The idea would be to
not scan the filesystem for every client to detect changes that need transfer,
but rather maintain some database that can be queried (and that also needs
updating when files are changed on the server). See supservers(8) for some ideas
of how this could work. Compatibility with existing rsync clients should be

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