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IMC Slash

  • By Philadelphia IMC, "loosely" based on Slashcode

  • cvs access and code at

  • written in Perl (uses mod_perl for webserver integration+speed)

  • generates static pages via a background daemon (slashd), uses apache handlers to route people to the static article

  • has a fairly powerful admin/config interface

  • uses MySQL?, under a (mostly consistent) homebrewed db abstraction layer

  • supports media uploads, image galleries, topics, syndication(can both produce rss and display rss feeds in "slashboxes")

  • has a rating system tied to login+valid email address to prevent fraud

  • partially integrated with features.cgi for center-column maintenance

Powers the following:

Note: Philadelphia techies are working on a new implementation that will be a set of patches and additions to Slash 3. Slash 3 is a new version of the slash code.

-- PseudoPunk - 11 Jun 2002
Topic revision: r3 - 30 Oct 2004, SpanneR
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