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Re: launchpadlib anonymous access?
On January 18, 2009, Christian Robottom Reis wrote:
> Just two comments:
> p-l-b doesn't necessarily put more load on the server. It depends on
> what it's doing -- fetching +text is actually cheaper than pulling
> in bug data via the API.
Only marginally cheaper. Not a big difference actually.
> If a username/password was hardcoded and the software caused
> problems, we could definitely throttle or disable that user.
> Having said that, I am not philosophically opposed to allowing read-only
> access to anonymous users, having said that (via Launchpad.View for
> instance). Leonard, is there any non-technical reason why we shouldn't
> do it, or alternatively, is there a strong technical one?
The only reason was for throttling and auditing.
Francis J. Lacoste
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