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Re: [NYC-rb] social networking gems/plugins

From: philip
Sent on: Friday, November 18, 2011 2:26 PM
Most socially related interactions are more relational than document based. It's easier to associate random people using joins than establishing document trees... Diaspora started out with mongo and very quickly switched to SQL for that reason.

On Nov 18, 2011, at 12:56 PM, Lars wrote:

> Hey rubists, 
> if you'd build a social site with all the basic networking stuff like friends, messaging, user profiles, etc. starting today, would you reinvent the wheel or would you choose one of these gems/plugins: https://www.ruby-t...­ ? Does someone has experience with components like these or any other recommendations? Also thoughts about using mongodb in this case?
> Thank you for your feedback :)
> - Lars
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