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From Tomasz Oponowicz <>
Subject Re: LogBrowser project is on the trunk
Date Tue, 15 Feb 2011 00:20:58 GMT
Hi Sergey,

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Sergey Beryozkin <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have just moved the LogBrowser project Tomasz was working upon as part of
> GSOC 2010 to the trunk. I've done few minor changes before moving it in.
> - rt/management-web has a new package,
>* which contains the code for the
> browser. It was* in the
> sandbox but I thought we might enhance it in the future to work
> PersistingIn/Out interceptors in the rt/management so decided to simplify
> the package name.
> - samples/logbrowser is the demo showing the LogBrowser in action.
> It may make sense even move the whole rt/management-web into a CXF
> subproject, we'll see. For now, I'd like to have the browser polished and
> then we can decide.
> The GWT compilation will happen as part of building the rt/management-web,
> so the final jar will actually have the generated GWT code and resources
> included. We may consider doing it during the demo run, but again, lets try
> to polish the browser first.
> Tomasz, first of all congrats, I think it is good that your project is
> moving to the trunk.
> I'd appreciate if you could help me a bit with the initial clean-up, hope
> you'll find some time.  You are a CXF committer now so you can do changes on
> the trunk...
> Here is the initial list  of issues which I need some help with :
> 1. LogBrowser has a showstopper bug which I'm sure is due to the fact we
> just did not look at it for a while :-). Basically, when I go and generate
> the logs, and then click 'refresh' on the endpoint, the browser reports an
> exception.
> The AtomPullServer is functioning ok, Firefox subscribes to the Atom Feed
> with no probs.
> 2. Please move ManageEndpoints button either immediately above or below the
> Filter button

You mean something similar to "original" layout - "Manage endpoint" is
"attached" to the bottom of the page?

> 3. Remove the Tasks and Endpoints buttons/entries, lets have it the way you
> did it originally. We only need to  see the list of endpoints which will be
> added via "ManageEndpoints", the explorer style is just too complex.
> 4. When I go to ManageEndpoints, "Sign Out" leaks into the new panel and
> overlaps with the "Settings" entry,

Looks like 2, 3, 4 are layout problems... I have to clean up this. At
the moment we are using mix of CSS and "table layout". I'm not CSS
expert so I will fix it by moving problematic parts to "table layout".

> 5. In ManageEndpoints please change "back to browse" to "Back to Explorer"


> 6. We will need to think what to do with the jscript library added to the
> demo - we will have to link to its via remore URI or simple do a simpler
> plain HTML form - not a priority right now.
> Hope it's not a big list :-). We will catch up on the GWT dev a bit and I
> also hope other users with the GWT experience contribute in time. What I
> will do before 2.4 is look at the browser code and see what I can refactor
> but also add some helpers to the AtomPullServer so that users can use it for
> reading from the existing file logs...
> Thanks, Sergey

Best regards,
Tomasz Oponowicz

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