[wp-hackers] Future Posting Fix Request

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Mon Jul 24 16:06:12 GMT 2006

On 7/24/06, Computer Guru <computerguru at neosmart.net> wrote:
> Not replying to any message in particular, but I have (what I think is) a better idea.
> When _any_ user hits the site, and the time matches or around that of future post, trigger a _new_ script.
> This _new script_ will then use CURL, Snoopy, FOpen, whatever you like, and get the _server_ to 'GET' the page in question, and letting the server itself bear the brunt of the ping delay.
> This is off the top of my head, haven't had my coffee yet (that's a disclaimer =P), but shouldn't it work?

No, because this is what we do already, and wonderful Apache and its
broken glory won't allow this with PHP as CGI. Why? Who the hell
knows? Beats me.

--Robert Deaton

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