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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Project Visualization Tool...
Date Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:46:10 GMT
On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 04:12:17PM -0500, James Carman wrote:
> At ApacheCon, we discussed creating a project visualization tool to
> help folks navigation the ever-growing number of projects we have here
> at the ASF.  The idea would be to allow folks to see some form of "tag
> cloud" or something (with the tags being the projects themselves), but
> the cloud is interactive, allowing filtering by various dimensions
> (size of project, age, relationships to other projects, programming
> language, etc.).
> We already have a new projects page in the works:
> which displays quite a bit of information.  Where do we get that
> information?

Herve added an "About" page recently:

Each project manages their own DOAP file.

Those files are listed at the old projects.a.o

Watching these mails lists recently, i gather that someone
needs to run a script manually to re-populate the project-new.a.o


>  Do folks have any other ideas about different ways of
> browsing/exploring the projects?  One idea we have is to lean on
> TinkerPop (currently incubating) to load the data into a graph
> structure to allow the data to be easily manipulated (the "gremlin"
> language allows you to traverse the graph in this way very easily).
> Thoughts?
> James Carman

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