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Re: FSD as a Git repository

From: David Hedlund
Subject: Re: FSD as a Git repository
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 16:17:14 +0200
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I also copy/pasted your feedback to
Bill. Thanks.

On 2021-07-14 08:17, bill-auger wrote:
> FWIW, mediawiki has a complete REST API - it can be accessed from
> the command line with curl, etc - all of the discussion so far
> has the regrettable presumption, that a web browser is required
> to read/write data to/from the internet, or to do so in an
> "accessible" way
> API clients are easy to write; and there are clients made for
> mediawiki already (weboob alone, has multiple plugins for
> mediawiki) - AFAIAC, that would satisfy the text-only use-case,
> just as well as gopher or anything else would, but without
> replacing the wiki, migrating all of it's data, or even patching
> any upstream code - the FSF would only need to enable API
> access, if it is not already
> if some web service has a complete remote API, that is already
> the ideal option for text-only, no-js, accessibility, etc - an
> API is fully accessible by its nature (no colors, no mouse
> buttons to locate, etc)
> in short, the best javscript is 'none', and the best web browser
> is 'none' - no need to re-invent the wheel - mediawiki already
> supports it

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