[Cubicweb] some cubicweb goals for 2010

Aurélien Campeas aurelien.campeas at logilab.fr
Fri Apr 23 18:10:10 CEST 2010

Le mercredi 21 avril 2010 à 18:38 +0200, Sylvain Thénault a écrit :
> Hi there,


> so that we can discuss about it, or you can tell me if you see 
> stuff missing that's important in your opinion, here is a list
> of things we would like to acheive before the end of the year
> in the cubicweb framework...
> * refactorings, api cleanups (by order of priority):
>   - adapters instead of interfaces implemented on entities (probably
>     not using ZCA though, likely vreg based)
>   - proper cube layout (rename schema into model, move postcreate file, etc)

I'd prefer keeping schema as the model as a whole includes entity
classes and hooks (AFAIUI).

>   - hooks and entities api cleanup

more to come for hooks ?

>   - view/component/actions unification
>   - new input/output url system

does that mean urlrewrite/routing ?

> I've detailed in a previous mail most of the refactoring above.
> * enhancements (by order of priority)
>   - ease customization of the display (implies css/js handling refactoring and more)
>   - base for collaborative edition (being at least warned when 2 people edit the same entity)
>   - authentication, sso (using one of kerberos / foaf+ssl / openid)
>   - define a standard library
>   - ease integration of external data (see nico's datafeed cube)
>   - simple versioning: being able to put the content of an arbitrary entity under version control
>     (using an attribute storage?)
>   - versioning simple : pouvoir mettre le contenu d'une entité sous controle de version
>   - content negociation for semantic web
>   - enhanced text search (relevance sorting, nicer display of large results)
> Tell me what you think about that, missing point, bad priority, whatever...
> Of course this is not an exhaustive list and that doesn't mean we won't do
> anything else that's not listed here :)

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