[aur-dev] the json query interface

Callan Barrett wizzomafizzo at gmail.com
Mon May 26 04:05:28 EDT 2008

On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 4:53 AM, Loui <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> +++++plus
> 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.

I would like the AUR completely rewritten!

Callan Barrett

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