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Re: Where to from here?

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To: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: offlineimap@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Where to from here?
From: Martijn Pieters <mj@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 14:51:20 -0400

On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 01:13:49PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 01:48:13PM -0400, Martijn Pieters wrote:
> > I'd love to see a graphical configuration editor. Shouldn't be hard, I think
> > I may take up that task. :)
> This would be excellent.  I'd like to offer two suggestions:
> 1. Don't tie it to TK or any other UI; can we use the UIBase/modular system
> for it?

I certianly have it in my head that there will be a Configurator class that
doesn't specify UI. So, "yes".

> 2. Can this be generalized to be used in other Python programs that use
> ConfigParser?  I use it in PyGopherd as well, and that would be great.

The basic fuctionality certainly. I'll have to think about the UI
abstractions for features such as the folderfilter functionality I have in
mind, though, as this is pretty offlineimap specific.

Looks like we'd need some sort of abstract config schema representation
as well if we're to make this generic.

Martijn Pieters
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