Commit afeacdeb authored by Laurent Bachelier's avatar Laurent Bachelier 🐧 Committed by Florent Fourcot

It's module, not backend

parent 8a92a4c7
Weboob is a project which provides a core library, backends and applications.
Weboob is a project which provides a core library, modules and applications.
Overview
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......@@ -7,18 +7,18 @@ The core library defines capabilities: features common to various websites. For
example, http://www.youtube.com and http://www.dailymotion.com are both videos
providers: Weboob defines the “ICapVideo” capability.
Each backend interfaces a website and implements one or many of these
capabilities. Backends can be configured, which means that the end-user can
Each module interfaces a website and implements one or many of these
capabilities. modules can be configured, which means that the end-user can
provide personal information to access the underlaying website (login/password
for example).
Applications offer the ability to the end-user to work with many backends in
Applications offer the ability to the end-user to work with many modules in
parallel, in a multi-threaded way. For example, one could search a video on
many providers websites. Applications are toolkit-agnostic. They can use Gtk,
Qt or text-only, more adapted to reuse data through pipes.
The core library provides base classes which help the developer to write
backends and applications.
modules and applications.
Weboob is written in Python and is distributed under the AGPLv3+ license.
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