[mod_python] mod_python bake-off?

Paul D. Eden peden at americanphysicians.net
Thu Sep 2 09:50:07 EDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-02 at 08:47, Paul D. Eden wrote:
> > What I believe is more important, whatever the candidate project may be, is that
> > a single initial set of mock up web pages be developed by someone who is good at
> > web design and that everyone use these as a starting point. In other words, the
> > final design of each implementation should look more or less the same to the user.
> > The only thing that should really change is the underlying implementation which
> > supports it. If the user facing interface is always the same, it would make it easier
> > for someone evaluating the different implementations to see how each differs.
> > If everyone were free to come up with totally different page designs and features,
> > would be much harder to compare.
> > 
> > Thus, start with raw HTML mock up pages which could be viewed statically with
> > some dummy data. PSP people could take that and convert them into PSP. The
> > mpservlet people could convert them to their way of doing things, similarly for
> > Albatross etc etc.
> > 
> > Someone evalulating it can then look at how a particular static HTML page gets
> > translated into a dynamic page in a particular implementation.
> > 
> > BTW, there may need to be two reference HTML designs. One for old style HTML
> > table driven approaches and one for CSS driven designs where HTML tables aren't
> > used for layout. This may be appropriate as different implementation methods
> > may be biased towards one or the other.
> The mock up pages is a great idea.  I had the luxury of having full-time designers
> to work with at a company before.  We new what it was to look like and then
> we make it work, it is it applicable to real-world business apps.
> It will also make comparison between submissions easier.
> Paul Eden
> peden at americanphysicians dot net

Sorry for all the typos.  I guess I should proof read more ;-)

Paul Eden
peden at americanphysicians not net

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