On 9/15/07, Andreas Røsdal <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>
> On Sat, 15 Sep 2007, Daniel Markstedt wrote:
>
> > On 9/11/07, Andreas Røsdal <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> I think that I should write some documentation about how to setup and run
> >> the web client, because currently that takes a lot of effort. Each
> >> web-browser session gets its own civclient process. The civclient
> >> process is launched from the Java application server (Resin), and at the
> >> moment the civclient can only be run from the command line for debugging
> >> purposes if it is invoked with correct parameters. So you really have to
> >> setup the application server correctly first, before you can get the whole
> >> thing running.
> >>
> >> The data directory was left out because I don't have any more storage
> >> space on the server. I would be really great if a new branch could be
> >> created in SVN on gna.org for this "experiment". Otherwise it would be
> >> difficult to share the source code.
> >>
> >> Anyway, it's great that you gave it a try, event though there is still
> >> quite a long way to go.
> >>
> >>
> >>   - Andreas
> >>
> >>
> >
> > I suggest you apply for membership of the project at gna.org so you
> > can add and maintain the branch yourself! (If everyone agrees,
> > naturally.)
> >
> > BTW, have you decided on a widget toolkit to use, or are you writing
> > the gui from scratch?
>
> The GUI widget toolkit is implemented in HTML at the moment. That means
> that the graphics are rendered with the HTML canvas element, while all the
> GUI elements are limited to what one can do with HTML.
>
> I'm not sure if there are any widget toolkits which could be used in a
> browser. It is possible to create a Java applet or a Flash plugin to
> create a user interface, but I've not looked into that (yet).
>
> > BTW2, I'd like to write a 'news story' for the website. Something in
> > particular that you'd like mentioned there?
>
> Perhaps that it would be great if more testers and developers gave the
> web client a try.
>
> Even better, if someone would be kind enough to provide server hosting
> for the web client. Such a server needs a lot of bandwidth and CPU/memory.
>
>   - Andreas
>

News story posted! What's needed now, I think, is a wiki page
outlining how to get it going and how to help out with the effort!

 ~Daniel

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