Database normalized, specs finalized, design approved…
I can hopefully go back to doing mostly nothing, the boys will carry on from here with me watching over their backs.
The day also did have me pondering over the issue of XML-RPC Vs SOAP, have settled for XML-RPC because of the simplicity and I can always convert the requests/responses to SOAP compliant using XSLT at a later date.
Learned a few tricks in optimizing MySQL deamon and variables. I am going to need every bit if I am to run all 500 sites off a single database.