[Olsr-dev] quick and stupid version on txtinfo plugin

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Fri May 25 14:48:21 CEST 2012

On 05/25/2012 02:44 PM, Ferry Huberts wrote:
>> I am not sure if I should be happy that people care about the httpinfo
>> (so there is a chance someone will write a new one for the coming
>> OLSRv2) or scared because I know about the current code quality. ;)
> yeah I agree.
> Had a discussion with Teco about this yesterday.
> We think the current httpinfo is a bit clumsy. We'd rather see something
> like a REST (or even JSON) interface on olsrd, and have the web serving
> done by another process.
> That process can then present it in any fashion it likes, including
> using templates, apache or a nano http server, whatever.
> We don't need all this infrastructure in the daemon itself people!
> Seperating out also is much better for performance, maintenance,
> flexibility, etc

The template engine in the new framework learned how to produce JSON 
output yesterday, so it will be definitely present in the new code.

Henning Rogge

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