[Freedombox-discuss] Live Demonstration Infrastructure

Sunil Mohan Adapa sunil at medhas.org
Thu Feb 25 19:01:53 UTC 2016

On 02/26/2016 12:30 AM, Sunil Mohan Adapa wrote:
> On 02/25/2016 09:26 PM, J.D. Bean wrote:
> [...]
>> Sunil, is there any reason that you feel 15 minutes is the idea reset
>> rate? If I'm understanding the setup you envision correctly a demo
>> instance would refresh without warning every 15 minutes? I would think
>> that many users in the target audience for this demo would attribute a
>> reset of the demo instance they were using to instability in Freedombox.
>> Furthermore, I feel like the quality of Freedombox is to the point that
>> it is probably reasonable to expect that the median use time will be 15
>> minutes or even greater which suggests that a large number of potential
>> users would experience one of these resets while using the demo. Would
>> something like an hour be too long do you think?
> We can have a very noticeable warning and a predictable reset time with
> probably a count down timer on the launch page.  The reason I suggest to
> do this is that people will spam the machine in all kinds of ways which
> other users might find offensive or inconvenient.  We could, of course,
> decide on a different value.  I just thought that 15 minutes will be a
> sufficient time for most people.

We could certainly try an hour as the reset time and see how that goes.


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