[Mono-devel-list] System.Web.Administration

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo at ximian.com
Thu Sep 16 13:24:03 EDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 11:18, Patricio Jutard wrote:
> People: I'm currently working in this new 2.0 feature that would allow my
> grandma to make professional sites in minutes and in Linux!!!
> I have some issues I wanted to ask your opinion for:
> 1) MS implementation is based by default in MSAccess for now and in SQL
> Server 2005 Express Edition in the Beta 2 or MS SQL Server as alternative
> although they provide extensibility to allow custom data providers. Which
> DataProvider should we provide by default? The advantages of Access and SQL
> Express are that they are just files and that allows pure XCOPY deployment.

I suggest XML files. That's a nice default for people that don't want to
setup a database.

> 2) System.Web.Administration is based on System.Web.Hosting (with the new
> 2.0 features) and System.Web.Profile among other namespaces, is anyone
> working on these?

Not yet.

> 3) The administration pages should maintain MS visual style? I don't think
> so, but what I think is that they should maintain the same organization,
> don't you think?

No. As an example, see how nice is the asmx help page that Lluis did :).


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