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Re: Memcached API


On Wed, 03 Mar 2010 03:37:16 Bjorn Tillenius wrote:
> Hi,
> I took a look at the current Memcached work, and saw the merge proposal
> for the TAL API. I took a look at the current API, and while it looks
> nice and easy to use, I can't really tell whether it's a good or bad
> API. I can't tell, since I don't really know what we want to use
> Memcached for.
> I know that we want to cache parts of the page, but that's pretty vague.
> I do know that one thing that we want to cache is the rendering of bug
> comments, since that's pretty safe to cache, and they are expensive to
> render. What else are we wanting to cache? When can we consider this
> done, from a Foundations point of view?
> Personally I'd like to at least see bug comments cached. There are a
> different ways this can be done, and I'd be interested to know how the
> current API design was decided upon. What other options were considered,
> and why were they abandoned?

There is the tag cloud for code.launchpad.net/projects.  That would make a 
great first test for memcached AFAICT.