Mark Atwood (fallenpegasus) wrote,
Mark Atwood
fallenpegasus

An idea. Adding S3 to libCURL.

Lightbulb!

The only thing that makes the S3 REST interface "special" is it's proprietary but documented auth protocol.

LibCURL knows a bunch of different auth protocols.

If the S3 auth protocol is added to to libCURL, then any existing libCURL based app can immediately read/write to S3 without further change.

The folks at Amazon AWS ought to do this. Maybe they will pay me to do it...
Tags: geek, libcurl, s3
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