[openspending-dev] Porting OpenSpending to Flask
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Sun Dec 21 22:23:33 UTC 2014
I'll overall defer to Tryggvi here who is the head cat-herder here :-)
- Time to re-open this pull request
https://github.com/openspending/openspending/issues/247 :-) (and
- I definitely think getting from Pylons to Flask is an excellent idea
- My only question is the relation of the port to the larger rework of OS
to smaller micro-services (e.g.
and work in progress OSEP on this - forthcoming!)
On 21 December 2014 at 20:24, Friedrich Lindenberg <friedrich at pudo.org>
> Hey all,
> as most of you will know, OpenSpending is still based on the Pylons web
> framework, which has been discontinued and unsupported for a few years now.
> Pylons was a bit notorious for encouraging questionable design practices,
> for example a variety of semi global bucket variables (c, g, and h).
> With a slight attack of Sunday enthusiasm, I started porting OpenSpending
> to Flask today. The idea is that Flask would make the whole thing a bit
> cleaner and provide a good reason to cut out the messy scope stuff.
> Unfortunately, it also means touching virtually every corner of the code
> In any case, I've got a running version of some of OpenSpending in Flask,
> only the home page and account management are working so far. Would love to
> hear people's thoughts as to whether this is a bit too radical after all...
> - Friedrich
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