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task #5382: un-hardcode webgui

Submitted by:  Joakim Verona <jave>
Submitted on:  Thu 06 Apr 2006 10:03:42 AM UTC
Votes:  100  
 
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Open/Closed:  Open Should Start On:  Thu 06 Apr 2006 12:00:00 AM UTC
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Thu 06 Apr 2006 10:03:42 AM UTC, original submission:  

The webgui is pretty much hardcoded within the mlnet binary.
It would be useful decouple this a bit, for obvious reasons.

This is a large task, but here are some ideas, in order of difficulty:

- the various links to external services, for instance fake check buttons, etc, can be placed in a ini file, just like "web infos".

there would then be a syntax within the external url:s so they can contain variables to be interpolated before calls.

for instance: http://fakecheckservice/$ed2khash$.
this and other urls would then appear on the filew view, user configurable.

- templating system
for instance, ocamltemplate can be used to get the html out of the binary into template files.

a benefit is that people with html templating skillsets are much more common than people with ocaml skillsets, so wew could get more contributors.

Joakim Verona <jave>
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