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Re: Website hosting for open source projects on Launchpad?


2009/1/28 Martin Pool <mbp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> 2009/1/27 Karl Fogel <karl.fogel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> "Michael B. Trausch" <mike@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> LP could even expose some sort of API that could be used to quickly and
>>> easily embed information about the Launchpad project on the site,
>>> though I think it'd be too much to require that it be used.
>> Now, I *am* pretty confident in stating that there would be APIs :-).
>> In fact, there already are: https://help.launchpad.net/API/ (those are
>> Python APIs, but I have to believe that if we offer arbitrary web pages,
>> we're going to offer a way to embed Launchpad functionality in them --
>> that's the whole point, after all).
> I think what you'd want here is not just the APIs, but rather a way to
> get a little fragment of Launchpad content in the form of an iframe or
> image, so that it can be embedded into an HTML document.

You can already do that, to some extent, with the atom feeds provided
by launchpad, since they contain, for each item, a pre-formatted HTML
fragment. You'll still need to process them, though, since atom itself
is not embeddable in HTML.