[PATCH 12 of 20] hgweb, paper: add shortlogajax template and use it

Kevin Bullock kbullock+mercurial at ringworld.org
Tue Aug 13 23:24:07 CDT 2013

On 13 Aug 2013, at 3:44 AM, Alexander Plavin wrote:

> 13.08.2013, 12:30, "Martin Geisler" <martin at geisler.net>:
>> Another thought that occured to me when I read the discussion about
>> writing an XML style: have you considered writing a JSON style instead?
>> That might be even more useful for JavaScript code.
> In this application (I mean infinite scrolling) json style doesn't give any differences/benefits to xml one, as we would have to render the templates in JS anyway. The only difference for future uses in javascript is using xfr.responsexml vs json.parse(xfr.responsetext). So, this variants are about equivalent and one of them just has to be chosen.
> However, I don't know what will be best here, and would like to hear more opinions on this.

I'd lean towards JSON as well. There are solid, widely-available parsers for both, but JSON is generally more compact, and more widely used by newer client-side libraries.

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