[Grok-dev] UPDATE recently created projects to 0.14.1

Sebastian Ware sebastian at urbantalk.se
Thu Dec 18 10:48:13 EST 2008

18 dec 2008 kl. 16.05 skrev Martijn Faassen:

> Brandon Craig Rhodes wrote:
>> Sebastian Ware <sebastian at urbantalk.se> writes:
>>> Being the devils advocate if I am excused. This feels like a
>>> microsoftesque solution. Would be a lot nicer if could query my Grok
>>> installation from a commandline or dashboard like interface.
>> Well, that's a good point.  We don't want to be microsoftesque! :-)
>> To avoid having the application itself phone home, it could be that  
>> the
>> Grok admin UI could have a Javascript widget that, when loaded into  
>> the
>> user's web browser, does the version check.  That way the application
>> does not reveal anything to the outside world - neither its own  
>> version,
>> nor even its own existence.  The Javascript could also do things like
>> pull into a <div> some recent entries from the Grok Blog.
> That'd be a cross-domain request. Those are generally not very nice  
> from
> a security perspective either. In fact I thought browsers generally
> don't allow this from Javascript to prevent cross site scripting
> attacks. How does Wordpress do it?

This could probably be done by some creative use of a css-file to hold  
the data and having the javascript load and interpret the css file at  

Mvh Sebastian

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