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From Premek Brada <>
Subject Re: proposal: a versioning repository
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 13:30:43 GMT
  Hello Marcel,

back to these emails again:

On 17.9.2010 23:47, Marcel Offermans wrote:
>>>> - [if yes] How would you imagine/suggest such a thing should be 
>>>> integrated
>>>>   into ACE?
>>> As you know, currently ACE supports a REST like interface for OBR, 
>>> so it would be nice if we could integrate it at that level. 
>>> Eventually we need to support adding bundles to the OBR from the web 
>>> UI so integrating it there would also be nice.
>> OK, that's a plan already; I would be interested in putting together 
>> the signatures for the REST interface.

I suggest that we have a look at this in London, time permitting.

>> Any suggestions?  I haven't yet tried the web UI properly, will 
>> explore that and try to come up with ideas.
> The web UI as it is right now consists of 4 columns (artifacts, 
> features, distributions and targets). Dragging a local file into the 
> artifact column could trigger an upload of that file to the OBR, and 
> go through your versioning tooling.

That looks like a good idea, I have added it to the feature suggestions 
to consider. However, we probably do not have enough people currently to 
work on this; so I would concentrate on the REST interface for the time 

>>>> PS: A sort of advertisement: we have a bundle versioning service at
>>>> <> - you are invited to give

>>>> it a try, I would be interested in any feedback.
>>> From the service on this website, I would like to get a bit more 
>>> feedback about the actual analysis. As a test I submitted different 
>>> versions of the compendium bundle, and that went well (in essence, 
>>> the tool concluded that the versions were correct).
>> What kind of feedback would you like to get?
> I would like to see some kind of side by side comparison of the older 
> and newer version and any changes that were made to the newer version:

Sensible and interesting indeed, thanks for the idea. I am putting it to 
the task list for the next version of the service.

Best ,

Premek Brada (Ing et MSc, PhD)
   Lecturer in Software enginering, Erasmus coordinator, Webmaster
   Department of Computer Science and Engineering
   University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, CZ
   <<  brada at | | +420-377-63-2435>>

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