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Re: [Intlwiki-l] The Distributed Wikipedia
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place for technical discussions.)

Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> Easiest distributed editing architecture:
> There is main server and other servers
> Every server handle read request itself.
> On all servers 'edit this page' links point to main server.
> Main server sends all changes to all subscribed servers,
> so they are always up to date.
> This won't require many changes in design, while
> may allow reasonable distribution of load.

But, there's no problem with load right now, and I stand ready to
supply whatever hardware we need here. In this way, we don't have to
deal with complex distribution schemes.