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First of all, I've talked about how extremely optimized TSM's scans already are in the past. I have no doubt that, when compared apples to apples, TSM's scan speed blows any other addon out of the water as it stands today. Comparing TSM to other addons is not the purpose of this blog post, just know that there are already a ton of optimizations in place in TSM's scanning code as I've previously described.
At the end of the day, scanning fast comes down to scanning less pages. Nearly
This was initially a reply to this thread on /u/woweconomy on reddit, but I thought I'd post it here as well.
I have actually thought a lot about the things that are being discussed here over the past couple years, and here are my thoughts with respect to how TSM fits into this discussion.
First of all, I'd love to see more high caliber gold-making discussion going on. When TSM first started, we were pretty quickly drawn to The Consortium because it
As others have done already, I thought I'd take a moment to look back at the events of 2014 and look forward to 2015 with regards to TSM. This has been a very busy year for TSM. Here's a few of the highlights:
So, a few weeks ago I wrote up a monthly budget for TSM for the first time ever (now that our costs are stable with the new website). I thought it'd be a good idea to share an overview of our budget here, so people can see what it takes to run a project like TSM.
Here are our current expenses (per-month) in descending order:
- $85 - Servers (We currently run 6 individual VPS's of various power from Ramnode)
- $30 - Email Service (based on our current rate of ~5k notification
I recently made a preview post for a new feature that was just released with r237 of the beta version of the TSM Application. There will be another update (r238) shortly with some tweaks to the format of the group import links. We are still working on the web interface for creating these links, but I thought I'd give some technical details about how it all works (as of r238).
From a high level, when you click on a URL, your operating system knows that the TSM Application can handle