Etherpad Lite Summit integration

Registered by Michael Hall on 2012-05-14

Etherpad Lite is the future of etherpad, it has a neat integration API, lets look at how tightly we can integrate it wiht summit for single sign on, pad creation and pad content management

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Alan Bell
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Alan Bell
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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https://github.com/Pita/etherpad-lite
https://github.com/Pita/etherpad-lite/wiki/HTTP-API
https://github.com/devjones/PyEtherpadLite

where would the python API wrapper go?
can summit wget etherpad-lite? can the server internally resolve the other one?
http://10.155.43.248:9001/p/udspad
http://mumble.libertus.co.uk:9001/p/unitypopups

September 1st target date, Day after Plumbers

The data is stored on mysql, same as before.

Etherpad the Java version is deprecated.

Any Flaws?

Compared to etherpad there aren't any, but it will allow for the ability to add some new enhancements. By default the Etherpadlite works well on android/ios from the start.

(?)

Work Items

Work items:
[cjohnston] Do another survey about the bottom summit schedule timeline in the summit irc view for usefullness: TODO
[alanbell] Discuss with IS using etherpadlite on summit server in addition to the currrent pad either separate ports or name. start with an RT ticket: TODO
[cjohnston] Create an etherlight branch on summit: TODO

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