combox-paper

notes and other things concerning combox
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commit 8587b5f7da08907f19cd1736a5bcb59803619907
parent 8df4b447a8838983c30b2227293d10ac1ad41b93
Author: Siddharth Ravikumar <sravik@bgsu.edu>
Date:   Mon, 29 Feb 2016 23:54:42 -0500

Chapter 5: fixed some typos.

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1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)

diff --git a/report/chapters/5-con-f.tex b/report/chapters/5-con-f.tex @@ -33,22 +33,22 @@ follows is a non-exhaustive list of things to do in the future: \item Make combox cognizant about space available on each node directory. At the moment, combox reads the amount of free space available on each node directory (file storage provider's directory) - when configuring combox a computer but does not use this information - to reckon the space left in each node directory. + when configuring combox on a computer but does not use this + information to reckon the space left in each node directory. \item Re-think \verb+combox.events+ module. This module was written with the assumption that combox will be the only one to make changes to the node directories. This assumption was found to be not true when manually testing combox with node clients (Google Drive and - Dropbox client that sync files from the respective node directories - to their respective servers); both the Google Drive and the Dropbox - client make modifications to the Google Drive and Dropbox directory - respectively whenever pulling a modified shard from their server to - this computer, this behavior broke combox and major changes were - made to the \verb+combox.events+ module to make it understand the - node client's behavior in the node directory; these changes, - increased the complexity of the classes defined in the - \verb+combox.events+; it would be great to re-think this module in - such a way that it reduces its complexity. + Dropbox client that sync files to/from the respective node + directories to/from their respective servers); both the Google Drive + and the Dropbox client make modifications to the Google Drive and + Dropbox directory respectively whenever pulling a modified shard + from their server to this computer, this behavior broke combox and + major changes were made to the \verb+combox.events+ module to make + it understand the node client's behavior in the node directory; + these changes, increased the complexity of the classes defined in + the \verb+combox.events+; it would be great to re-think this module + in such a way that it reduces its complexity. \item Evaluate if more information needs to tracked about each file in the combox directory; at the moment, combox only keeps track of the SHA256 hash of each file stored in the combox directory. @@ -62,12 +62,12 @@ follows is a non-exhaustive list of things to do in the future: updated to make combox cognizant about the file storage provider client's non-standard behavior. \item Make unit tests more modular. At the moment, there are some unit - test function that test more than one usecase/facet of a function or - class; for instance, the \verb+test_CDM+ test method part of the the - \verb+tests.events_test.TestEvents+ test class tests the correctness - of the \verb+combox.events.ComboxDirMonitor+ for file creation, - deletion, rename and modification; this method would ideally broken - down into four tests methods. + test functions that test more than one usecase/facet of a function + or class; for instance, the \verb+test_CDM+ test method part of the + the \verb+tests.events_test.TestEvents+ test class tests the + correctness of the \verb+combox.events.ComboxDirMonitor+ for file + creation, deletion, rename and modification; this method would + ideally broken down into four tests methods. \item Make combox Python 3 compatible. The \verb+2to3+ program (which is part of the standard Python library since Python version 2.6) and the \verb+six+ library can be used to achieve this. See Appendix @@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ follows is a non-exhaustive list of things to do in the future: might give pointers to what parts of combox needs to be changed in order for it to be compatible with Windows. Individuals interested in making combox compatible with Windows might find - \url{https://ricketyspace.net/combox/setup/#windows} this useful; it + \url{https://ricketyspace.net/combox/setup/#windows} useful; it contains information about setting up the development environment for combox on Windows. \end{itemize}