Browser plugin webspace proposal

Karl Ramberg karl.ramberg at
Fri Sep 8 08:06:40 UTC 2000

russell.allen at wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently played with the Squeak webbrowser plugins, and *really* like
> what I am seeing.  I'm sure that everyone else understands their
> potential (probably better then I do).
> I have a server (simple midrange pentium running Red Hat Linux) which I
> am not doing much with, as the reason I got it didn't eventuate.
> Currently it is running a couple of small sites off zope (which is an
> excellent environment, btw).
> What I am thinking of doing is making space on this machine available
> for squeaklets (however we define them...)  ie people can get an account
> a la geocities, and use the space to put up innovative multimedia squeak
> stuff(TM).  The site would also provide a point to download installers
> for the plugins, a directory of squeak enabled sites, documentation for
> creating squeaklets and so on.
> Before I start, however, there are a couple of questions:
>         + would anyone be interested in using a site like this?
>         + would anyone be interested in helping me with this site?
>         + what services should be available?  To make the best squeaklets, some
> sort of server side will be neccessary to balance the client side.  I am
> willing to give as much server control as is possible subject to
> security and resource issues.  What should this mean in practice? What
> is a squeaklet likely to need server side?
> I also need a domain name (suggestion anyone?).
> So, what do you think?
> Russell

A swiki with squeaklets would be cool. What would that require ? 
Is the <embed> and I.E equivalent <object> already possible on the swiki ?

Also a permanent nebraska server would be way cool... 


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