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From Sam Ruby <>
Subject Re: Contents of Podling Status Tracking
Date Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:05:09 GMT
On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 7:49 AM, John D. Ament <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 7:44 AM Sam Ruby <> wrote:
>> Some of the data that you mentioned doesn't need to be in the status
>> file as it can be generated from other sources.  For example:
>>  I'll
>> refactor that code and add that information to the ppmc pages of the
>> roster tool.
> I don't see the code that generates this.  Where did it come from?

Here's the code:

The parsing logic will move to,
and therefore be usable by multiple tools (in this case, the board
agenda and roster tools).

>> YAML is more human editable than JSON.  As Sebb points out elsewhere,
>> it also supports comments.
>> One thing that whimsy should do is spit out a digested and accumulated
>> set of information in JSON which can be read by other tools.  A good
>> place for a public view would be the phonebook application.
> Agreed.  All of the changes I have locally are going into
> public_podlings.json first.  Once that works, we can start to incorporate
> into other pages.

Recommendation: add any logic to
and similar pages, have the existing cron job that extracts that data
merely fetch it from the library.  The library can then be used by the
roster tool.

- Sam Ruby

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