[tor-dev] Anyone wanting to write some Weather-tight code?

Abhiram Chintangal abhiram.chintangal at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 12:24:58 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 3:22 PM, Karsten Loesing <karsten at torproject.org> wrote:
> On 1/13/14 7:29 PM, Nufuk wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I made changes to the overall-design and added the files as an
>> attachement to the site. I would like to implement the "daily" script
>> and make a DB design diagramm. I would attach the DB design to the page
>> when I finished it.
>> Could you please provide a quick brainstorm what the DB needs, so I
>> won't forget anything.
> Hi Norbert, hi Abhiram,
> I'm trying to coordinate efforts a bit here:
> - Norbert, how about you start writing the daily script as a stand-alone
> Python script that doesn't send out emails nor interact with a database
> yet?  This first version of the script could simply print out which
> relay operators should be offered a t-shirt.
> - Norbert, maybe we can re-use parts of the current Weather database.
> Should we try to do that first before designing a new database?

Norbert and Karsten, would a uml diagram of the existing models help?

> - Abhiram, it seems like you spent more time with the current Weather
> code base than Norbert or I.  Would you want to find out how we'd
> integrate Norbert's daily script and later the hourly script into
> existing Weather and how these scripts would talk back to Weather to
> send out emails and talk to the database?

Sure, I am looking at some stem code right now, I will let you know once
I get the hang of it.

About user management I looked at a few django thirdparty apps like
django-userena and all. Do you have anything in mind ?


> I suggested two tasks as possible next steps on the wiki.  Maybe tweak
> them and add your initials if you want to grab them.  (And feel free to
> add more task ideas, or in general make the wiki page better.)
> All the best,
> Karsten
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Abhiram Chintangal
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