[Mulgara-dev] Migrating Bug Reports (v1.2)

David Wood dwood at softwarememetics.com
Tue Sep 12 14:31:15 UTC 2006

On 12 Sep2006, at 07:53, Paul Gearon wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2006, at 4:15 AM, Andrae Muys wrote:
>> [ 1081778 ] WebUI does not support Unicode characters
>> 1.  As far as I can tell the two queries are identical.  Still I  
>> don't know much about i18n, so I'm not the person to ask about  
>> this bug.
>> 2.  As reported it only affects one aspect of the webui, so it's a  
>> non-critical bug.  Also webui bug isn't going to affect  
>> applications using mulgara.
>> 3.  Probably worth fixing, but it doesn't affect me at all  
>> personally.
>> 4.  I don't know enough about unicode and i18n.
> I suspect that the non-ASCII Unicode characters in one of the  
> queries were translated into entities when they were submitted to  
> the bug tracker.
> The WebUI has several problems associated with it, not least the  
> fact that it violates some of the client/server rules inside the  
> server, requiring a few hacks to make it work right.  Since it was  
> only ever a demo, I would have liked to be rid of it, but enough  
> people have told me they rely on it to convince me that we need to  
> keep it.  :-(
> If we ARE to keep the WebUI, then I think we need to re-write it  
> completely.  It is currently using Barracuda, which is too  
> heavyweight for what it's doing.  I believe that no one here is all  
> that familiar with Barracuda anyway (it was implemented by Ben, who  
> of course isn't working on Mulgara anymore).  Given how simple the  
> page is, we can probably hand code it together without a great deal  
> of effort (or use a simpler tool), and remove the dependency on  
> xmlc-all-runtime-2.2.jar



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