[development] SoC: Multi-site administration through rich XUL client

Kieran Lal kieran at civicspacelabs.org
Tue May 2 13:03:05 UTC 2006

On May 2, 2006, at 5:09 AM, Ben Francis wrote:

> Hi there,
> First of all, massive congratulations on the 4.7 release!!
> I'm writing an application for a Drupal Google Summmer of Code project
> and would like to ask some questions, please tell me if there is a  
> more
> appropriate place to discuss this.
> My current favourite proposed SoC project is: Multi-site  
> administration
> through rich XUL client (http://drupal.org/node/60507)
> Would an appropriate solution to this be to write a module with
> functions for administering multiple sites and then write a
> SOAP/REST/XML-RPC API which is called by the XULRunner client?
> I'd like to design it so that you can administer multiple sites on
> multiple servers, all with different databases (sort of scratching my
> own itch a bit here too). The idea of using an API like this is that
> anyone could write their own client or custom web app as part of their
> own systems to manage their Drupal sites.
> Would anyone mind reading over my application before I submit it?

Hi Ben, I submitted this application based on the recommendation of  
Andy Smith.  CivicSpace would like to provide this for resellers/ 
associates of the hosted CivicSpace ASP.  I'll run your application  
by the CivicSpace team and we will find the appropriate mentor for  
your project.

> Many Thanks
> Ben
> --
> Ben "tola" Francis
> http://hippygeek.co.uk

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