[Fedora-packaging] Web Assets/JavaScript guideline drafts

Vít Ondruch vondruch at redhat.com
Thu Jul 11 09:35:09 UTC 2013

Hi T.C.

Dne 10.7.2013 18:32, T.C. Hollingsworth napsal(a):
> I'm getting rather sick of doing this by the seat of my pants and
> arguing about various details in reviews, so it's high time something
> got done about this.  Plus, were working hard to actually get some JS
> libraries (like jQuery, finally!) packaged properly, so it would be
> nice to have some guidelines so that we can package them...properly.
> So, down the rabbit hole we go...
> I've drafted some JavaScript guidelines:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Patches/PackagingDrafts/JavaScript
> And some guidelines for the other various shareable bits that aren't JavaScript:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Patches/PackagingDrafts/Web_Assets
> And finally a F20 Change proposal that outlines the engineering component:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Web_Assets
> The most notable difference between these and previous efforts is that
> I decided to go with One JavaScript Directory to Rule Them All.
> Debian has already gone this route and I think it's much simpler than
> the previous notion of requiring Apache configs for every JS library
> under the sun.  This way it's simple enough so it works with *any*
> HTTP daemon.
> I hope to submit the Change proposal to the Feature Wrangler/FESCo and
> the drafts to FPC soonish, but I'd very much like to get some feedback
> first.  I'm sure there missing several details and could use some love
> in certain areas, so please let me know what you think.  (And feel
> free to edit if necessary, it's a wiki after all!)
> Thanks!
> -T.C.
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Thank you for your effort!

I am sure you remember our discussions with regard to coffescript and 
uglifier, and their rubygems variants. Would you mind to show us some 
examples, how you wold apply these guidelines on these packages? How 
would Ruby on Rails colaborate with js-jquery, etc.



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