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vincent polite vpolitewebsiteguy at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 4 10:44:37 PST 2006

Hi David,
  Thanks for sharing. I actually might be able to use it on this project I'm working on. Of course, you would be acknowledged, and any money coming from it, you'd get apart of. 

jim stockford <jim at well.com> wrote:
I like it! As your docs say, it's very simple:
a site-specific chat facility. I love simple.
My first wrinkle was not knowing how
gracefully to exit. I just closed the browser
session after noticing the record shows
other users have timed out--I guess my
user will time out, too.
My second wrinkle is wondering how a
site manager might get notification when
users initiate a session: I'm thinking the
chat facility would be useful for user
support: e.g. i love sitting around doing
little dink stuff, and if someone connected
to the sf-lug site, i'd likely be available for
questions, if only i know that someone's
Third wrinkle: how to set it up so that
there's an "admin not available" sign.
Fourth wrinkle: find a chatbot that always
lives on the site and can provide some
conversation, possibly answer questions.

On Jan 3, 2006, at 1:41 PM, David Sterry wrote:

> You can take a look at a simple AJAX app I created working from another
> guy's code. It's called Chatr and is a chat server written in php that
> works with an AJAX(Javascript with background HTTP requests) client. 
> You
> can test it out at http://www.sterryit.com/chat or get more info at
> http://www.sterryit.com/chatr
> It's in very early stages so any feedback is appreciated.
> David Sterry, MCSE
> Tel 650-773-5942
> Fax 650-523-8634
> David at SterryIT.com
> http://www.SterryIT.com
> 805 Veterans Blvd. Suite 200
> Redwood City, CA 94063
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sf-lug-bounces at linuxmafia.com
> [mailto:sf-lug-bounces at linuxmafia.com] On Behalf Of Rick Moen
> Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 10:42 AM
> To: sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
> Subject: Re: [sf-lug] (no subject)
> Quoting vincent polite (vpolitewebsiteguy at yahoo.com):
>> Here's a new website, from the people who brought you PHPfreaks.com.
>> Any insights into the value of it? Guidance to understanding this
>> world?
>> http://www.ajaxfreaks.com/
> Well, if you drive to Sebastopol (near Santa Rosa) in a week, you can
> hear a
> lecture about the hottest server-end AJAX implementation, Ruby on 
> Rails.
> (See below.) AJAX can be used to create some great things -- as well
> as some highly useful but also very proprietary things (like Google
> Maps).
> Of possible related interest:
> http://linuxmafia.com/faq/Essays/winolj.html
> Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2006 08:01:54 -0800
> From: Augie Schwer 
> Organization: The North Bay Linux Users' Group
> To: announce at nblug.org
> Subject: [NBLUG/Announce] General Meeting (2006/01/10) : Ruby on Rails
> Hello NBLUG'ers,
> This month our own Rob Orsini will be talking about the much hyped and
> very popular Ruby on Rails development framework.
> Description:
> "Ruby on Rails is an open-source Web framework that's optimized for
> programmer happiness and sustainable productivity. It lets you write
> beautiful code by favoring convention over configuration.
> Rob will demonstrate the creation of a simple database driven Web
> application using the Rails framework. He'll also talk about some of 
> the
> best practices that Rails brings to the Web programming table and how
> it, and projects like it, are making programming more fun."
> Start: 2006/01/10 - 7:30pm
> End: 2006/01/10 - 9:00pm
> Location:
> O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA
> http://nblug.org/genloc
> We are always looking for speakers, so if you or anyone you know
> would like to give a presentation to a group of friendly nerds, please
> send an e-mail to speakers at nblug.org . Thank you, and I look forward
> to seeing you all there at the next meeting.
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