[openstack-dev] [horizon] Javascript development improvement

Julie Pichon jpichon at redhat.com
Fri Nov 22 17:13:17 UTC 2013

"Imre Farkas" <ifarkas at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 11/22/2013 02:49 PM, Maxime Vidori wrote:
> >> It seems a bit crazy to me to introduce NodeJS as a dependency just for
> >> the sake of an easy way to run jslint. There are other options
> >> available that run without NodeJS as a dependency.
> >
> > Sadly, the only solutions which try to implement jslint in pure python are
> > in alpha or abandoned. If you have a python library which has the same
> > quality as jslint (which is written by Douglas Crockford himself), I will
> > be glad to take a look at it.
> There's a jslint fork called jshint which is able to run in the browser
> without any node.js dependency.
> I created a POC patch [1] long time ago to demonstrate its capabilities.
> It's integrated with qunit and runs automatically with the horizon test
> suite.

Thanks Imre, this is interesting. Would you mind restoring the patch? If
you don't have time to work on it please indicate so (I don't think it's
possible to pick up a patch if the status is 'Abandoned') and someone else
can look into the test failures.

> The patch also contains a .jshintrc file for the node.js package but you
> can remove it since it's not used by the qunit+jshint test at all.

Sounds good.


> Imre
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/41087/

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