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From Ankur Ankan <ankuran...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GSoC applicants, please prepare patches or working code
Date Sat, 14 Apr 2012 15:59:57 GMT
I will implement REST.

On 4/14/12, Maxim Solodovnik <solomax666@gmail.com> wrote:
> If I were you I would make REST requests.
> And you your current mechanism to get necessary parts from response
>
> IMHO it will make code clean and readable.
>
> 2012/4/14 Ankur Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>
>
>> It wasn't a weekend, was having exam in college  :(
>>
>> Now I am getting confused. What would you suggest using REST or SOAP?
>>
>> On 4/14/12, Maxim Solodovnik <solomax666@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > no problem everybody need weekends :))
>> >
>> > I'll try to make myself more clear:
>> > If you just go to URL
>> > http://demo.dataved.ru/openmeetings/services/UserService/getSession
>> > you will get the following response:
>> > <ns:getSessionResponse xmlns:ns="http://services.axis.openmeetings.org">
>> > <ns:return xmlns:ax21="http://basic.beans.data.app.openmeetings.org/xsd"
>> > xmlns:ax23="http://basic.beans.persistence.app.openmeetings.org/xsd"
>> > xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:type="
>> > ax23:Sessiondata">
>> > <ax23:id>1354</ax23:id>
>> > <ax23:language_id xsi:nil="true"/>
>> > <ax23:organization_id xsi:nil="true"/>
>> > <ax23:refresh_time>2012-04-14</ax23:refresh_time>
>> > <ax23:sessionXml xsi:nil="true"/>
>> > <ax23:session_id>9e229d6045b7310190d2cff1f09af934</ax23:session_id>
>> > <ax23:starttermin_time>2012-04-14</ax23:starttermin_time>
>> > <ax23:storePermanent xsi:nil="true"/>
>> > <ax23:user_id xsi:nil="true"/>
>> > </ns:return>
>> > </ns:getSessionResponse>
>> >
>> > so you can perform simplier requests (just access certain URLs) and the
>> > parse object oriented XML response :)
>> >
>> > but it's up to you
>> >
>> > 2012/4/14 Ankur Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>
>> >
>> >> Sorry for taking so much time in replying.
>> >>
>> >> 1) I used the SOAP method mainly because of the object orientation
>> >> (maybe in future if we would need to implement some features which
>> >> need object orientation). I had read somewhere about some of the
>> >> benefits of using SOAP like implementing REST takes more time than
>> >> SOAP and there were some more. Here's the link if you want to have a
>> >> look.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3285704/should-a-netflix-or-twitter-style-web-service-use-rest-or-soap
>> >>
>> >> 2)You are right. I missed that.
>> >>
>> >> 3)Yes "*" has to be replaced with path. I was not sure about the paths
>> >> that's why I had put  *  there. I had actually added a comment there
>> >> but god knows when I removed them.
>> >>
>> >> Thank you very much for your suggestions.
>> >>
>> >> On 4/14/12, Maxim Solodovnik <solomax666@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > Hello Ankur,
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks for the code.
>> >> >
>> >> > Could you please answer couple of questions:
>> >> > 1) In your calls you construct SOAP request, maybe it is easier to
>> >> > use
>> >> REST?
>> >> > 2) while constructing requests you are not escaping parameters (if
>> name
>> >> or
>> >> > password will contain non XML character the XML will be invalid (I
>> guess
>> >> > you need to add encoding and/or enclose user data into CDATA sections
>> >> > 3) I'm not sure how this going to work sid =
>> >> > response.xml.getElementsByTagName("*"); Maybe "*" need to be replaced
>> >> with
>> >> > XPath?
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks in advance
>> >> >
>> >> > 2012/4/14 Ankur Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>
>> >> >
>> >> >> Okay..
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 1:15 AM, Alexei Fedotov <
>> >> alexei.fedotov@gmail.com
>> >> >> >wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >> > Hello Ankur,
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > > http://url/openmeetings/services/UserService/loginUser
>> >> >> > this likely won't work
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > would you please set up a working demo?
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > --
>> >> >> > With best regards / с наилучшими пожеланиями,
>> >> >> > Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
>> >> >> > http://dataved.ru/
>> >> >> > +7 916 562 8095
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > 2012/4/14 Ankur Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>:
>> >> >> > > Here is the new code with the loginUser method.
>> >> >> > >
>> >> >> > >
>> >> >> > > On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 7:02 AM, Ankur Ankan <
>> ankurankan@gmail.com>
>> >> >> > wrote:
>> >> >> > >>
>> >> >> > >> Okay..
>> >> >> > >>
>> >> >> > >> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 6:22 AM, seba.wagner@gmail.com
>> >> >> > >> <seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> >> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>> Hi Ankur
>> >> >> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>> I think we will find enough possibilities to
extend the
>> >> >> > >>> Zimlet,
>> >> for
>> >> >> > >>> example
>> >> >> > >>> a complete project also contains documentation,
bug fixing,
>> >> >> > >>> gather
>> >> >> > >>> feedback
>> >> >> > >>> from users, integrate the feedback into your
project, write
>> down
>> >> >> > summary
>> >> >> > >>> to
>> >> >> > >>> make Google Staff happy about your progress
>> >> >> > >>> I think we will find enough things to do on this
topic :)
>> >> >> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>> Sebastian
>> >> >> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>> 2012/4/12 Ankur Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>
>> >> >> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>> > I am implementing loginUser method as Maxim
asked me to do
>> but
>> >> >> > >>> > I
>> >> >> need
>> >> >> > >>> > some time (maybe 3-4 days). And I was thinking
that
>> developing
>> >> >> just a
>> >> >> > >>> > zimlet would be quite short a project for
the whole of
>> >> >> > >>> > summer
>> >> so I
>> >> >> > >>> > would also like to develop similar plugins
for redmine and
>> >> >> > >>> > typo3
>> >> >> if I
>> >> >> > >>> > get time.
>> >> >> > >>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > On 4/12/12, Ankur Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>
wrote:
>> >> >> > >>> > > I am extremely sry for the inconvinence.
I am ready to
>> >> >> > >>> > > discuss
>> >> >> > >>> > > on
>> >> >> > the
>> >> >> > >>> > list.
>> >> >> > >>> > >
>> >> >> > >>> > > On 4/12/12, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> >> > >>> > >> I think we done with audio part,
the rest is better to
>> >> discuss
>> >> >> on
>> >> >> > >>> > >> the
>> >> >> > >>> > >> list.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >> --
>> >> >> > >>> > >> With best regards / с наилучшими
пожеланиями,
>> >> >> > >>> > >> Alexei Fedotov / Алексей
Федотов,
>> >> >> > >>> > >> http://dataved.ru/
>> >> >> > >>> > >> +7 916 562 8095
>> >> >> > >>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >> 2012/4/12 Ankur Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>:
>> >> >> > >>> > >>> I am having problem with my
internet connection.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>> Probably
>> >> >> > >>> > >>> we
>> >> >> > should
>> >> >> > >>> > >>> reschedule my interview
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>> On 4/12/12, Maxim Solodovnik
<solomax666@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> Could you please implement
loginUser method?
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> The current code is not
well formatted (contains
>> redundant
>> >> >> curly
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> braces,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> and unclosed tags)
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> And it is too general
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> 2012/4/12 Ankur Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> The server hosting
AJAX client would be making proxy
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> requests
>> >> >> > on
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> behalf
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> ofteh client. By useing
proxy servlet, Zimlets can
>> access
>> >> >> > remote
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> resources
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> from other servers,
as well as make requests to 3rd
>> party
>> >> >> > system.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012
at 2:02 AM,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com<
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com>
wrote:
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > It is likely the
OpenMeetings Server and Zimbra run
>> on
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > different
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> machines.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > So you won't be
able to trigger the REST / SOAP
>> >> WebService
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > directly
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > from
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > JavaScript because
Cross Domain Policy of Browsers
>> only
>> >> >> allow
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > requests
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > to
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > the domain they
are loaded from.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > Have you an idea
how to solve that?
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > Sebastian
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > 2012/4/12 Ankur
Ankan <ankurankan@gmail.com>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > > I have written
a bit of code. Its almost the
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > > structure
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > > of
>> >> >> > the
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > > plugin.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > > On Wed, Apr
11, 2012 at 8:09 AM, Maxim Solodovnik
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > > <
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> solomax666@gmail.com
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >wrote:
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> I guess
I have missed this interview. Hope will
>> >> >> > participate
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> the
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> next
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> one
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> On Apr
11, 2012 8:26 PM, "Alexei Fedotov"
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> wrote:
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
Dmitry, folks
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
Please use
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>>
>> >> >> > >>> >
>> >> >> > >>> >
>> >> >> >
>> >> >>
>> >>
>> http://demo.dataved.ru/openmeetings/?invitationHash=bd6eb284e48c6e77326fc9c49bdd0a3c
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
This server uses port 80, I can access only
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
this
>> >> one
>> >> >> > from
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
this
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> office
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
--
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
With best regards / с наилучшими пожеланиями,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
http://dataved.ru/
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
+7 916 562 8095
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
2012/4/11 Dmitry Zamula <
>> club.brantner@gmail.com>:
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
> Yes, of course
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
> 2012/4/11 Alexei Fedotov <
>> >> alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > 16:30
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> Can we move the interview to 17:30?
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> --
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> With best regards / с наилучшими
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> пожеланиями,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> http://dataved.ru/
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> +7 916 562 8095
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> 2012/4/10 Dmitry Zamula <
>> >> club.brantner@gmail.com>:
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > I would like to interview tomorrow
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > (4/11/2012)
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > at
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > 16-30
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > (UTC
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > +
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> 04:00).
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > 2012/4/10 Alexei Fedotov <
>> >> >> alexei.fedotov@gmail.com
>> >> >> > >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> German,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> It's good you have asked.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> We have to estimate coding skills of each
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> participant,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> not
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> only
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> proposal writing skills. You already have
>> >> >> several
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> patches,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > others
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> don't. Still it should not stop you from
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> showing
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> your
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> dedication
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> to
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> GSoC by preparing a patch which advances
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> your
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> project.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> In other words, do the first step of your
>> >> >> project
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> now.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> And
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> never
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> say
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> "we don't have time for that" on public
>> >> lists.
>> >> >> :-)
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> Why we ask to do that? There exist
>> brilliant
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> proposal
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> writers,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > who
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> cannot code. That actually leads to GSoC
>> >> >> failure,
>> >> >> > >>> > because
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> Google
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> is
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> very specific on the following matter:
>> just
>> >> >> fixing
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> documentation
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> is
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> not enough. That's why we ask to
>> demonstrate
>> >> >> > coding
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> skills.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> Ankur, Dmitry,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> In addition to patches we need to set up
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> openmeetings
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> interviews
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> with
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> both of you. Please specify time which is
>> >> >> suitable
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> for
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> you.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> --
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> With best regards / с наилучшими
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> пожеланиями,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> http://dataved.ru/
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> +7 916 562 8095
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> 2012/4/10 German Grekhov <
>> >> >> > german.grekhov@gmail.com>:
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> > Alexei,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> > I don't understand. What does it mean?
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> > What patches are you talking about?
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> > German.
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> [...]
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > --
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > _________________________________________________________
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > С уважением,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> > Замула Дмитрий
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
> --
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > _________________________________________________________
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
> С уважением,
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
> Замула Дмитрий
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > --
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > Sebastian Wagner
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > http://www.openmeetings.de
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > http://www.webbase-design.de
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> > seba.wagner@gmail.com
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>> >
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> --
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> WBR
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>> Maxim aka solomax
>> >> >> > >>> > >>>>
>> >> >> > >>> > >>
>> >> >> > >>> > >
>> >> >> > >>> >
>> >> >> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>>
>> >> >> > >>> --
>> >> >> > >>> Sebastian Wagner
>> >> >> > >>> https://twitter.com/#!/dead_lock
>> >> >> > >>> http://www.openmeetings.de
>> >> >> > >>> http://www.webbase-design.de
>> >> >> > >>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
>> >> >> > >>> seba.wagner@gmail.com
>> >> >> > >>
>> >> >> > >>
>> >> >> > >
>> >> >> >
>> >> >>
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > --
>> >> > WBR
>> >> > Maxim aka solomax
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > WBR
>> > Maxim aka solomax
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
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