[Grok-dev] Re: megrok.yui released
faassen at startifact.com
Fri Aug 8 11:04:07 EDT 2008
Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> Today I've wrapped up and released megrok.yui. This is a packaging of
>> application. It uses megrok.resourcelibrary. To install megrok.yui,
>> simply add this in the dependencies to your setup.py and rerun buildout.
>> Here is a bit more information:
> Just curious: Why YUI? Why not Ext, say, or Ext + jQuery?
> That's not a loaded question. I'm just curious about what makes people
> choose one over the other.
Ext has a license that kept changing every 5 minutes when I looked at
it. It started out as BSD-like, then changed to LGPL-but-not-*really*
and then it switched to GPL ("but if you use it in the client your
server code also becomes GPL" official Ext interpretation). Really a
very tortuous history.
Plus Ext looks pretty, but from what I heard generates rather hairy
jQuery: I just never did very much with it. I have no idea why I'd want
Anyway, I'm just packaging things up. I also packed up megrok.tinymce
the same day. :) I need these packaged up - YUI can perfectly be used by
pointing to Yahoo's servers for most purposes, but my app needs to be
able to run off-line.
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