[aur-dev] the json query interface

Loui louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sun May 25 16:53:15 EDT 2008

On Sat, 24 May 2008 22:15:02 -0700
eliott <eliott at cactuswax.net> wrote:

> I am almost thinking the json interface needs to be disconnected from
> the aur itself, and offered up as a separate service.
> Reasoning:
> 1. It has a different focus than the rest of the aur.
> 2. Updates to the interface could be done without needing to update
> the rest of the aur.
> 3. We could drop alot of the aur overhead in the rcp interface
> 4. We could rewrite the interface in python, and just attach it to a
> url on the aur site (or its own port or something).
> 5. It would give us a chance to maybe do some new and exciting things.
> thoughts?
> Since I am offering up the idea, and since I wrote the original json
> interface, I would have no problem doing the work, so this isn't a "I
> think this is a good idea for someone else to do" type thing. I am
> looking for feedback as to whether I should spend the time on it or
> not.


I was going to do something like this eventually.
I'd like to put AUR into the command line as the primary interface
with full functionality.

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