GSoC proposal: Migrate from YUI2 to YUI3
michiel.beijen at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 20:17:18 UTC 2014
On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Lalit Khattar <luckyk1592 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have prepared a draft for GSoC project- 'Migrate from YUI2 to YUI3'.
> Kindly review it. Any suggestions are welcomed.
Please understand I do not have much actual experience with Bugzilla's YUI code.
But I do have experience with YUI and jQuery, and I'd like to point
out that YUI3 does not have a lot of traction and the last release was
in june of 2013, which is kind of a long period in Internet time.
So with the proposal to upgrade from YUI2 to YUI3 Bugzilla's frontend
code will get a little less out of date, but in maybe one or two years
you'll have a similar problem again. Have you considered how much
effort it would be to port from YUI2 to jQuery, or to another
framework; or even to vanilla JS?
Also, I think, moving to something more popular than YUI will have
the added benefit of being able to use more available plugins, and
maybe even making it easier for possible contributors to send patches.
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