[wdmmg-dev] Hint editor on Sandbox ETL [WAS: Re: Openspending Sandbox]

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Sep 7 23:19:40 UTC 2011

On 7 September 2011 15:30, Martin Keegan <martin.keegan at okfn.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Nick Stenning <nick at whiteink.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 15:20, Martin Keegan <martin.keegan at okfn.org>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > I take it this is using a saved CKAN API key?
>> It does the same thing as any and all other uses of the CKAN API,
>> namely it uses the key given in the config as
>> `openspending.ckan_api_key`.
> Ok. I think this is the first time we've allowed write access to CKAN to
> clients of the web app; it's not a biggie, but in principle we should
> support people using their own API keys for that.

IMO I really don't think this is an issue -- one can just think of
this as 'openspending' edits.

Using people's own API keys will cause complications -- e.g. having to
save the api key and / or obtain it from CKAN instance -- so I'd
suggest taking path of least resistance in first instance.


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