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From Olivier Lamy <>
Subject Re: Update on console refactor
Date Mon, 12 Jan 2015 03:14:28 GMT
On 3 January 2015 at 10:45, Dietz, Randall <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> And Happy New Year...
> Haven't received any comments on the use of Vaadin for the Kalumet console
> refactor, but I've got to go back to work next week (:oP) so took a chance
> and spent some remaining holiday time working through some of the more
> detailed concepts I wasn't clear on.
> I'm still fairly impressed with Vaadin.  Simple enough from a coding
> perspective once you get your head wrapped around the concepts, although
> some time will need to be spent working through presentation via
> stylesheets.
> I have uploaded a new WAR (sorry, ended up with same Name/version) that you
> should be able to download here:
> It's not a lot different from a user perspective, but I spent a lot of time
> under the bonnet to define an architecture around navigation, views, etc..
> I also restructured the project to fit in with the Kalumet project rather
> than standalone.
> Again, the big issue is whether Vaadin is suitable for an Apache project...
> I'm not as familiar with ASF requirements so I may have overlooked some
> issues.  For example, while Vaadin is an Apache license, it uses other
> components like SASS and FontAwesome, which use the MIT license.  Is that
> an issue?

Yup Vaadin is suitable.
I personally prefer don't use it and most of the time very happy to use a
simple js frontend with REST services architecture.
But that's only my POV and as you look really motivated to do the stuff
with Vaadin I won't complain too much :-)

> Happy to chase down more detail with some guidance...
> cheers -- Randall

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