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From Darren Hague <>
Subject RE: UI related iteractions from Scala Core
Date Mon, 27 Apr 2009 11:21:15 GMT
Hi Dick,

Feel free to raise these as JIRA tickets and assign them to me as you find them. I agree that
moving HTML out of the Scala source is a Good Thing (TM).


>I've been looking at the Scala code recently and have found a series of
>classes that contain a large amount of HTML Code (for example,
>contains code to display followers and followed amongst other
>things) .  There are some classes - such as
>- where
>the hard-coded HTML is even more prevalent.
>This tight coupling of HTML and Scala/lift code may make it difficult for
>those wishing to contribute/patch a specific UI element to know exactly
>where/how to do so.
>What about another option where JSON streams are being produced by the Scala
>code on the server and then the UI developer could decide what technology to
>use to display the data. At the present time, use of cool UI technology
>(such as JQuery) is difficult / impossible to use on many screens (Actions,
>Tracks, etc.)


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