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1GIT web interface (gitweb) - JavaScript
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4This directory holds JavaScript code used by gitweb (GIT web interface).
5Scripts from there would be concatenated together in the order specified
6by gitweb/Makefile into gitweb/static/gitweb.js, during building of
7gitweb/gitweb.cgi (during gitweb building). The resulting file (or its
8minification) would then be installed / deployed together with gitweb.
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10Scripts in 'lib/' subdirectory compose generic JavaScript library,
11providing features required by gitweb but in no way limited to gitweb
12only. In the future those scripts could be replaced by some JavaScript
13library / framework, like e.g. jQuery, YUI, Prototype, MooTools, Dojo,
14ExtJS, Script.aculo.us or SproutCore.
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16All scripts that manipulate gitweb output should be put outside 'lib/',
17directly in this directory ('gitweb/static/js/'). Those scripts would
18have to be rewritten if gitweb moves to using some JavaScript library.
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20See also comments in gitweb/Makefile.