[PATCH] native inline gravatar
Jason A. Donenfeld
Jason at zx2c4.com
Wed Jul 4 02:14:57 CEST 2018
On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 2:01 AM Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:
> doesn't use any filters for syntax highlight and markdown render, it's
> all done in clientside JS. The gravatar is done using this patch.
If you're into doing things clientside, you could do gravatar
clientside too of course...
> This of course is a big performance win on the server since no
> subprocesses spawned at all. Even on large files on an Android tablet,
> it's quick.
It's worth noting that Lua does not spawn sub processes, so if you do
rendering from Lua, you're in good shape.
However, there are indeed advantages -- such as bandwidth -- to doing
this all clientside.
> OpenSSL is accelerated for some things on some architectures, it's true.
> If that was the actual problem that can be ported as a special case of
We're not going to start copy and pasting OpenSSL into cgit to
superoptimize our own MD5 implementation...
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