[linux-elitists] Boo censorship, yay Perl

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Tue Feb 16 11:56:01 PST 2010


On 01/19/2010 07:01 PM, Don Marti wrote:
> So I figured out a way to show your support for a
> certain Mountain View company's decision to resist
> censorship.  Get your own site blocked by the Great
> Firewall too.
>
> Here you go:
>   http://zgp.org/~dmarti/warez/stfw
>
> (See the comments.  Also self-distributing.)
>
> Now here's the idea: a Google pass-through is a
> reasonable sample app to show the superiority of your
> favorite web tools.  It needs HTTP service, an HTTP
> client, and some text mangling, along with some kind
> of lightweight store for rate limiting.  So instead
> of mocking my Perl, got a better way to do it?
>
>   


What is the issue this is addressing?  I missed something.  Thanks.

Ruben


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