[aur-dev] the json query interface
phusiatynski at gmail.com
Mon May 26 09:42:09 EDT 2008
On 16:05 Mon 26 May , Callan Barrett wrote:
> 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
There's AUR2 project - http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Aur2
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