GSoC proposal: Migrate from YUI2 to YUI3

David Marshall dmarshal at
Thu Mar 13 20:40:41 UTC 2014

On Mar 13, 2014, at 1:17 PM, Michiel Beijen <michiel.beijen at> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Lalit Khattar <luckyk1592 at> 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.

I don’t really understand that remark, because there was a release less than a month ago:

> 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 code will get a little less out of date, but in maybe one or two years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?

When I compare the activity between YUI and jQuery:

it looks as though YUI is more active than jQuery.

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