Forum: Ruby on Rails [ANN] New rails site: AJAX Webbrowser

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Scott Fortmann-Roe (Guest)
on 2006-06-01 19:42
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Heres my Ruby on Rails webbrowser:

Sorry, but I just couldn't resist.

Alan B. (Guest)
on 2006-06-01 19:58
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"Scott Fortmann-Roe" <removed_email_address@domain.invalid> wrote
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> Heres my Ruby on Rails webbrowser:
> Sorry, but I just couldn't resist.
> Cheers,
> Scott

nice. I'm not sure about the 'freedom' claim though. Couldn't they just
block too?
Jim C. (Guest)
on 2006-06-02 03:18
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On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 05:41:13PM +0200, Scott Fortmann-Roe wrote:
> Heres my Ruby on Rails webbrowser:

Who renders the HTML coming from the remote site? I just looked at
Google, and the "I'm Feeling Lucky" button appeared as "I\" ...

If your code is doing the rendering, then this would be a good solution
for the person who wanted to build thumbnails of what the far end of a
link actually looked like ...

Scott Fortmann-Roe (Guest)
on 2006-06-02 15:29
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Of course people could block But more domain names/ip
address could be set up to allow access to it. This is already the
situation in countries like China when connecting to proxy servers. In
effect acts as a proxy server without the difficulty of
setting it up.

When you access a site, the html is downloaded from the foreign site
to the palary server. The palary server edits it (strips javascript,
rewrites links, etc) and then feeds the modified code back to your
computer which sticks it in an iframe . Your browser still does the

Cheers, Scott
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