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

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Wed May 3 19:20:21 UTC 2006

On 3-May-06, at 11:50 AM, Kieran Lal wrote:

> On May 3, 2006, at 11:30 AM, Ben Francis wrote:
>> Kieran Lal wrote:
>>> SOAP is bloated, hence AJAX not AJAS :-)
>>> If we can get away with XML-RPC plus javascript that would be better
>>> but we can discover the appropriate technologies as we dig in.
>> Do you envisage the project involving the creation of a new Drupal
>> module or any PHP coding as well as the XULRunner client itself?  
>> In one
>> of your emails you implied that work is already in progress on an
>> XML-RPC API to Drupal of some kind. I was hoping for some PHP  
>> coding as
>> well :)
> PHP Drupal coding will be necessary I assume.

It would look something like this:
* drupalremote.module -- defines PHP callbacks that drive XML-RPC calls
* XUL piece -- talks XML-RPC that triggers drupalremote PHP  
callbacks, data transfer in XML passed via XML-RPC

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