Dave Winer
The technology behind Tornado, FriendFeed's web server. They're opensourcing it. Nice! http://bret.appspot.com/entry...
Thanks, Dave. Hope it helps rssCloud. - Bret Taylor
Bret, just thinking out loud if there were a REST interface for the backend that worked like the REST interface for the client, I would be able to program both ends without having to learn the internals of your system. It would be really elegant, and probably wouldn't cost that much in overhead. I was able to create an interface to the client side of your realtime API in an hour or two. If I could sneak into the backend the same way that's all I'd need to at least put together a proof of concept. Does this make any sense? - Dave Winer