Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#226 closed enhancement (invalid)

MetaWeblog API Support

Reported by: adam@… Owned by: adrian
Component: Core (Other) Version:
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
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Description

It would rock if there was a module to support the MetaWeblog API for manipulating objects. It's a relatively simple XML-RPC standard. It would, for example, allow me to use a nice iPhoto plugin to post photos to my site. (Just a good example.)

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by jacob

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Django's not a weblog engine; it's a framework for building content management systems. It's going to be up to individual authors of blog packages to support any APIs.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by adam@…

Of course, I understand your point. However, the MetaWeblog standard isn't weblog specific. It would allow use of external editors to modify objects through Django. For example, you could easily build a desktop publishing client that would publish through Django using MetaWeblog.

I'm thinking of an automatic way to expose a given model using MetaWeblog. (I'm not sure if I should reopen this ticket to continue discussion...)

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