From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
A rumāl is a piece of clothing similar to a handkerchief or bandana. [...] The rumāl was used by the Thugs in India as a method of strangulation. A coin was knotted in one end of the scarf, and would be swung around the neck of the victim; who would then be strangled in the most brutal and abhorrent manner.
This project aims to be Thug's dress - providing a convenient web GUI - but also its weapon, as it should provide a set of tools that should enrich Thug's output with new metadata and allow for correlation of results.
While it is perfectly possible to use it as a simple web GUI for Thug on your own computer, with you as the only user, Rumāl has been designed to support multi-user environments, just like a sort of social network, allowing you to share your results and your settings with other users and groups.
Documentation about Rumal architecture, installation and usage can be found at http://thugs-rumal.github.io/
- The server-side part of the GUI should be as lightweight as possible. We should try keeping the overall number of Django views low and to work on extensive APIs.
- Rendering should be performed at client-side, trying to avoid full page refreshes in favor of API calls via JQuery and subsequent DOM modifications.
- Let's think of Rumāl as a sort of social network. Elements (analyses, results, metadata, configurations) should be easily shared with other users/groups or even made public. Look at the
interface/models.pyto get an idea of what I mean.
Rumal is licensed under the GPLv2 or later. Rumal releases also include and make use of other libraries with their own separate licenses.
The license is available here.