[IPython-dev] Easy Installation

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 21:16:50 EDT 2012

On 11 June 2012 02:06, Carl Smith <carl.input at gmail.com> wrote:
> I did try this, but it racks up a lot of requests if you leave it open
> for a while and you do pay for them if there's loads. I think you get
> 10,000 a month on the Free Tier, but that isn't that many at one every
> 10 seconds. As you suggested, it needs to just do it when there's
> something pending, then settle down when all is quiet. The problem is
> that refreshing the page refreshes the namespace, so you can't modify
> the time between each refresh easily. I'm thinking about how to solve
> that??

A simple approach: if there's an instance in a transient state
(starting up), set a timeout to do a refresh. When you're not
expecting anything to change soon, don't do it automatically, but
perhaps offer the user a reset button.

Thanks for answering all my questions about AWS :-)


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