[isf-wifidog] Re : Re: WifiDog v2 development update?

Jean-Philippe Menil jean-philippe.menil at univ-nantes.fr
Sam 4 Avr 10:02:25 EDT 2009

Alexis Cornellier a écrit :
> I can't speak for the entire Montreal community as i'm not a  
> developper in ile sans fil. I'm in charge of operation (like Bruno  
> does in Quebec). I think the people usually consider wifidog gateway  
> and wifidog CMS as 2 different product. They've been develop in very  
> different condition with different need. In montreal, we ear about  
> changing the content management system for something like drupal or  
> even wordpress (i've heard that drupal start when wordpress end).
> Maybe using the wiki to brainstorm the new feature that we would like  
> to see in V2.0 could be more interesting that talking about fork.
> Alexis
> On 09-04-04, at 09:14, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> Previously bruno.remy at videotron.ca wrote:
>>>>>> See: http://drupal.org/project/Hotspot
>>>>> I have a captive portal implementation based on Pylons running at
>>>>> Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. If there's enough interest I can
>>>> split out
>>>>> the proprietary stuff and release that as well.
>>>>> Wichert.
>>>> +1
>>>> I'm very interested by your implementation with Pylon.
>>>> Is ther a wifigod daemon running too?
>>>> -- 
>>>> Menil Jean-Philippe
>>> That's a good question, Jean-Philippe : What are we talking to,  
>>> really?
>>> Upgrade the Wifidog server from actual version to a brand-new one V  
>>> 2.0?
>>> Or switch from wifidog captive portal to another one (Drupal,  
>>> Pylon, or whatever.....)?
>> In my case I am running a (slightly modified) wifidog server with a
>> custom portal. Being able to choose between different portals is very
>> useful; I do not think it is possible to have a single portal
>> implementation that suits everyone's needs and not have it end up  
>> being
>> overly complex and hard to use.
>>> First, we are writing here into the "Wifidog mailling list", and
>>> second, this topic is"WifiDog v2 development update".  This led to  
>>> the
>>> fundamental question : does everyone here wants to improve Wifidog,  
>>> in
>>> a way of keeping it, instead of scraping it and choose another  
>>> product
>>> existing in the market (OpenSource or not.... doesn't matter)?
>> There is an important related question: do you consider the current
>> wifidog and portal to be tied together and form a single product, or  
>> do
>> you consider them to be separate things and encourage development of
>> other portals using the wifidog server?
>> Wichert.
>> -- 
>> Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>    It is simple to make things.
>> http://www.wiggy.net/                   It is hard to make things  
>> simple.
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Can someone explain to me, what are the difference between a
Drupal or Pylon or the actual auth server infrastructure?
It's something about performance, more friendly interface, easier 

Subsidiary question:
what can we do to implement ipv6 ont the gateway?

Menil Jean-Philippe

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