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From Dave Newton <davelnew...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Would we need to achieve better place in trends ranking?
Date Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:54:24 GMT
On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 2:44 PM Yasser Zamani <yasserzamani@apache.org>
wrote:

> Instead we may focus to facilitate "show mobile version of user web
> app". I don't know if S2 already have such facilities e.g. via Tiles or
> SiteMesh plugin.
>

Desktop vs. Mobile is now solidly in the realm of CSS, possibly with
client-side JS framework. S2 doesn't really try to solve those kinds of
problems.

If anything we could provide a responsive-first theming mechanism, but the
churn in that space makes it... problematic. A Bootstrap or Foundation
theme (or both) would be interesting, but it's a fair amount of maintenance
work, and people that are using those frameworks have things pretty well in
place already (in my experience). Making it general-purpose enough would be
tricky.


> I also currently have no vision on those front-end trends, am exploring.
> To be frank, something similar to Struts JQuery Plugin was my first
> theory, however, it may be absurd.
>

Anything more complicated than jQuery will be API-driven and likely
wouldn't need any support on the S2 side. I could see maybe exposing
endpoints or whatever via a JS call, e.g., any of the several API
documentation attempts, but... I don't know.


> Thank you. I need to explore into uSvcs to reveal if S2 need to/can be
> used in such trends e.g. clouds.
>

"Clouds" are just servers-not-on-site. It's too heavy for serverless (IMO,
at least as it stands right now), and it can already be deployed on any
reasonable infrastructure.

d.

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