From Makers Local 256
A server that retrieves and remembers RSS feeds that users request. Combined with a squid proxy for storing pages locally for faster retrieval, this could drastically improve network performance.
- All web requests, whether they be RSS or HTTP, are made to the gateway and retrieved locally if at all possible.
- Ability to access diff data between previous requests to check for changes.
- Provides a historical view on developing news.
- Prove that information is being censored.
- Would be able to use guerilla filesystem to store entire pages locally for faster retrieval.
- Data retrieved and stored locally isn't critical making this a viable solution.
- Toss in a firewall and you're able to filter hostile content from the end user.
- No more banner ads for popups.
- No more hidden iframes to worry about.
- You're making the surfing for the end user safer and better.
- One user instead of many are now pulling RSS feeds from the main internet link.
- Makes use of the extra bandwidth provided on a 100Mbit/Gigabit LAN.
- Adds the extra dimension of time to websurfing, adding many previously unthought of benefits.
- Ability to easily archive information from all over the net.