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From "Gav...." <brightoncomput...@brightontown.com.au>
Subject RE: DOAP in use
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2007 08:21:01 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ross Gardler [mailto:rgardler@apache.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, 7 August 2007 4:40 AM
> To: Forrest Developers List
> Subject: DOAP in use
> 
> As many of you will have noticed I've been doing quite a bit of work on
> the DOAP plugin recently. This is for a project here, called Simal, we
> need to create an internal catalogue of projects similar to
> projects.apache.org and since I'd already done much of the work on the
> DOAP plugin here I thought I'd get things kick started by using Forrest.
> 
> [ASIDE] I say "kick started" because I still have my concerns about the
> current architecture of Forrest. I hope to find the resources to do this
> with my Forrest 2 experimental code, but right now I don't have the
> necessary resources so am focusing on the existing Forrest.
> 
> Anyway, the resulting project site makes a reasonable demo of the DOAP
> plugin and, in particular, its emerging AJAX features. It's somewhat
> lacking in content in the catalogue right now, CSS styling is limited
> and useful features like hyperlinks are missing, but you can see the
> basic idea of where the DOAP plugin is heading.
> 
> AJAX Browser: http://simal.oss-watch.ac.uk/catalogueBrowser.html
> 
> Embedded RSS:
> http://simal.oss-watch.ac.uk//projectDetails/jisc/elfdemo_uhi.html
> 
> (OK so the RSS demo is a bit poor since it's not been updated for many
> years, but well, sooner or later we'll get more realistic sample data in
> there)
> 
> Ross

This looks great Ross, good work. I hope to find more time soon to take a
closer look.

Gav...


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