[Cubicweb] Bootstrap 2, Orbui 1 and CubicWeb 4

Nicolas Chauvat nicolas.chauvat at logilab.fr
Fri Apr 27 15:20:23 CEST 2012

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 01:59:45PM +0200, Sylvain Thénault wrote:
> Since the start of Celso and Carlos initiative with Orbui, I feel like this
> is the way to go in a near future, probably the sooner the better. The choice
> of Bootstrap sounds also a good choice to me. And I've not yet heard anyone 
> here with a negative opinion or better alternative to propose, so...
> Regarding the best way to get there, I've still to think more about it so
> we won't keep legacy applications behind.

Orbui redefines what is in cubicweb.web.views. Could we imagine to
turn cubicweb.web.views into a cube (lets name it baseui) and have
other cubes depend on other orbui or baseui ?

> It's also part of a bigger reflexion on what we should be kept in
> cubicweb, what should/could be handled by an external library,
> etc. In a few words : having only the foundation in the framework,
> avoid redoing things that have a proper solution outside.


> Also, the cubicweb framework would imo greatly benefit from using
> some recognised web libraries such as werkzeug and other stuff in
> the WSGI stacks by sounding more familiar to python web developpers.

Or architecturing it as a set of components communicating via zeromq perhaps?

Nicolas Chauvat

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