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bugfix for samples/todo/todo.op and samples/pages/test.op
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README

Orbit 2.2.2
http://keplerproject.github.com/orbit

Orbit is an MVC web framework for Lua. The design is inspired by lightweight
Ruby frameworks such as Camping. It completely abandons the CGILua model
of "scripts" in favor of applications, where each Orbit application can fit
in a single file, but you can split it into multiple files if you want.
All Orbit applications follow the WSAPI protocol, so they currently work with
Xavante, CGI and Fastcgi. It includes a launcher that makes it easy to launch
a Xavante instance for development.

History
* Version 2.2.2 (10/Sep/2014)
  Added the ability to specify the offset in a model. This is useful for implimenting pagination.
  NOT 5.2 compliant
  
* Version 2.2.1 (12/Jan/2014)
  bugfix release for Lua 5.1
  NOT 5.2 compliant
  documentation corrections
  support for Wsapi 1.6 and other dependency modules that no longer use "module"
  additional orbit model datatypes: real, float, timestamp, numeric
  MIME type application/json included

* Version 2.2.0 (31/Mar/2010)
  Reparse response to resume the dispatcher
  better parser for orbit.model conditions, fixes parsing bugs
  orbit launcher has parameters to control logging and port
  op.cgi/op.fcgi launchers have the same parameters as wsapi.cgi/wsapi.fcgi
  Optional Sinatra-like (http://www.sinatrarb.com/) route parser, using LPEG
  Pluggable route parsers (route patterns can be strings or objects that answer to :match)

* Version 2.1.0 (29/Oct/2009)
  better decoupling of orbit and orbit.model
  support for anything with a match method as patterns
  new options for orbit.model finders: distinct, fields
  count option for orbit.model now limits number of rows in the SQL
  logging of queries in orbit.model
  overhaul of the "orbit" script: better options, --help, sets application path
  content_type method in the web object to set content type
  support for PUT and DELETE (methods `dispatch_put` and `dispatch_delete`)
  orbit.model.recycle(*conn_builder*, *timeout*) function, to make a connection that automatically reopens after a certain time
  more samples in the samples folder
  added a "higher-order" $if to Orbit Pages
  
* Version 2.0.2 (10/Mar/2009)
  url-decodes path captures (suggested by Ignacio Burgueno on a Jul 24 email to the Kepler list)
  added tutorial and new examples
  fixed escape.string
  web:delete_cookie receives a path parameter in order to correctly remove the cookie. Bug report and patch by Ignacio Burgueño
  stripping UTF-8 BOM from templates read from disk
  removing SoLazer files in order to make the Orbit package smaller
  added alternate name for integer (int)
  better error reporting for missing escape and convert functions
  removed toboolean
  fixed bugs 13451 and 25418: setting status 500 on application errors not throwing an error if file not exists when invalidating
  cache

* Version 2.0.1 (10/Jun/2008): bug-fix release, fixed bug in Orbit pages' redirect function (thanks for Ignacio Burgueño for finding the bug)

* Version 2.0 (06/Jun/2008): Complete rewrite of Orbit

* Version 1.0: Initial release, obsolete

Download and Installation

The easiest way to download and install Orbit is via LuaRocks. You can install Orbit
with a simple command:

luarocks install orbit

Go to the path where LuaRocks put Orbit to see the sample apps and this documentation.
LuaRocks will automatically fetch and install any dependencies you don't already have.

To run the supplied example, go to the samples/hello directory
of this distribution and do:

orbit hello.lua

After the server is running go to your web browser. Some sample
urls for hello.lua:

http://127.0.0.1:8080/ will show "Hello World!"
http://127.0.0.1:8080/say/foo will show "Hello foo!"
http://127.0.0.1:8080/anythingelse will show "Not found!"

For more information please check http://keplerproject.github.com/orbit
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