[aur-dev] [PATCH] Extended JSON query method
simo at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 5 14:39:40 EDT 2008
On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 11:14:22AM -0400, Loui wrote:
> This is a different patch from the one in the bug tracker
> (implementation looks a little cleaner). Do you have the same qualms
> about this one? I think there should be a way of specifying more info
> in the search. What's good about this method is that it will only
> return what's needed, no more, no less.
I think it adds needless complexity, why not just return all data on the
> I guess what we could really use are examples of it's usage and
> potential abuse. At least with this method the server won't be
> hit as hard as if the client did the search and requested info for
> every single search result.
Bandwidth is cheap, it's mostly looking up on one table for package
info, it's not really a performance hit to return more info.
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