[rfk-dev] robotfindskitten 2.0 - New port of rfk to jQuery + hello to rfk-devs!

Star Simpson stars at MIT.EDU
Tue Sep 13 19:41:30 PDT 2011

Thanks all!  RFK 406 is finally possible here! (408, actually.  teehee!)

I ended up implementing the option to change the number of NKIs both as a 
url parameter, and as a prompt on the front page. e.g.:



(Also hi Steve!! Did you also port an rfk?? We must catch up, off list - 
private email coming next.)


On Mon, 12 Sep 2011, Steve Pomeroy wrote:

> On 09/12/2011 03:08 PM, Star Simpson wrote:
> (hi Star!)
>>> Also, a way for the user to specify the number of NKIs would be nice.
>> True :) - I'd been thinking about this.  I want to avoid doing form
>> requests, and I think javascript prompts are a little tacky, so I'd
>> avoided this until now.
>> Can you imagine an elegant way that someone might indicate number of NKIs
>> in the webpage?
> By way of the URL in a query string. It doesn't need to be interpreted
> by the server; apache will ignore it if serving static files and you can
> read it using jquery upon load.
> You could use a form to enter it.

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