Subject: Re: [htdig3-dev] FW: Perl ht://Dig admin interface
From: Geoff Hutchison (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jan 04 2000 - 14:31:43 PST
At 7:37 PM -0500 12/29/99, James Tillman wrote:
>in opinions on what features should be included, what the GUI should look
>like, what level of browser you want supported (e.g.: do you want
>lynx-support or DHTML).
I think it should definitely *work* in lynx, since that's often what
you get on a terminal connection. However, I'd suggest that we stick
to HTML 4.0 in some form simply because we shouldn't be promoting any
sort of non-standard markup. (Then again, who am I to dictate webpage
>calling individual htdig configurations "Sites", even though an htdig "site"
>might include URLs from numerous web sites. Would "Corpus" be preferable,
How about "Collection?"
>Here's my current interface plan, subject to enormous change:
I think there is already precedence for this namespace.
>* >properties - all properties that can be set in the .conf file will be
>accessible, see the docs for a list. Additional settings will include log
>file locations and email addresses of people to be notified when the
>database is updated.
Remember that the conf parser isn't strict. So you can add your own
attributes like those you mentioned.
I think the proposal looks really good.
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