27 Apr 2002 kir   » (Journeyer)

Yesterday I have received a letter from Matt Sullivan telling that he had finally finished his work on changing ASPseek's client API. This new API opens an opportunity to create other search frontends, and Matt is working on PHP frontend right now.

Previous client API that appeared in 1.2.8 was written by Ivan Gudym and allowed creation of Apache frontend. The problem with that API is it was tightly integrated with templates, so it was unable to go for output customization by other means that standard ASPseek templates. This API is designed to be more flexible.

I do not yet decided should we apply changes to current 1.2.9pre or branch 1.3 unstable series...

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