[Mailman-Developers] GSOC 2013 : Authenticated REST-API in Postorius/Django

Richard Wackerbarth richard at NFSNet.org
Fri Mar 29 02:10:58 CET 2013

Welcome to our community,

I'm happy to see that you are interested in the REST interfaces.
In addition to TastyPie, I suggest that you also look at django-rest-framework.
Please compare the two and let us know what you see as the advantages and disadvantages of each.


On Mar 28, 2013, at 4:02 PM, Rahul Gaur <rahul.nbg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have been searching for Python/Django projects for a while and I
> stumbled upon the Mailman ideas page today.
> I am very much  interested in discussing more about the *Authenticated
> REST-API in Postorius/Django *and I hope to work on it over the summer *, *but
> let me first introduce my self.
> I am into third year of my engineering (Computer Science) and I have been
> using Python since my first year and for the past couple of months I have
> been using Django for experimental projects at college and for a interest
> based social networking site(initially started from pinax).
> I have already cloned the Mailman code base and it's up and running , I
> will go through the source code in next couple of days.
> I haven't implemented RESTful API's before , but I have started learning
> more about REST and HTTP protocols  already and I hope that I would be in a
> better state by the time GSOC starts.
> At the moment I am experimenting with the Django Tastypie and I have been
> wondering if the developers community here have been considering it or
> anything similar to it ?
> I would like to get more involved with this project , if this is something
> community is seeking currently .
> Please advice, how can I proceed.

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