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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: photo gallery software (previously called Caitrin)
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2008 11:45:03 GMT
On 27/06/2008, Angela Cymbalak <a.cymbalak@nechtan.org> wrote:
> There has been a lot of going back and forth.  Originally there seemed to be
> little interest at the Incubator so I was talking to the Roller folks.
> There is some interest over there but a disagreement on how to write the
> code.  At the same time there started to be interest at the Incubator again
> and the idea is starting to take hold.  Then I got really busy...  Now I
> need to start re-working on the proposal since other discussions have taken
> place and the idea is becoming more formed.
>
>  As for the front end, the current idea is to expose the data held in the
> repository as a Web service.  I would be more than happy to see a Flex front
> end built that is a client to the Web service.  Personally, I would like to
> see an AJAX front end, but I know that some people dislike the lack of
> security around AJAX.
>
>  I like Hans' suggestions for the name as well.  If there are other ideas
> for a name, feel free to throw them out there.  I would like to find
> something that is interesting, yet allows someone to easily determine what
> the project is.  That is proving to be a big challenge.
>

BiblioPic?

Biblimage already seems to be used for similar software.
BiblioImage seems to be a name for an international festival.

PicAndMix ;-)

PhoGal
PhoGa
Foga

SnapLib
SnapStore
PicStore
SnapShow
PicShow

>  Angie
>
>
>
>  At 01:33 AM 6/27/2008, you wrote:
>
> > I'm a little confused, because the wiki says that the proposal is being
> put
> > on hold and that the goal is to work with the Roller community.
> >
> > http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/CaitrinProposal
> >
> > Nevertheless, if there's interest in building a Flex front end, let me
> > know...
> >
> > --
> > Martin Cooper
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:09 AM, Angela Cymbalak <a.cymbalak@nechtan.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi All,
> > >
> > > I haven't forgotten about wanting to create an open source Photo Gallery
> > > and there has been some sporadic interest as I have discussed it.  A
> quick
> > > update as to where we are at for anyone who is interested.
> > >
> > > 1.  Name change....
> > > No one but me knows where the name Caitrin came from and it isn't
> obvious
> > > what the software would do.  A proposed solution (thanks Noel for the
> path
> > > suggestion) would be PhosLibrarius
> > >
> > > 2. Code Bases
> > > There are 2 code bases that we can draw from and discard that I have
> heard
> > > of.  Always a good start
> > >
> > > 3. Design
> > > Right now thought is being put into the high level design to improve the
> > > Proposal.  The current proposal is bad.  I take credit for that because
> I
> > > haven't done the Apache thing before and I am tripping all over while
> trying
> > > to stay on the right path.  The current thought is to defiantly write
> the
> > > application in Java.  Its secure, it scales well, we like it.  The
> thought
> > > is to look into Sling and the JCR as well as different databases.  I
> have to
> > > do reading on Sling to figure out how it all fits together.  Pretty
> much, we
> > > are focusing on the back end first with the possibility of a Web service
> for
> > > the front end to start.  This lets anyone out there write nice pretty
> > > display pieces.   I like AJAX as a front end but others who I have
> talked to
> > > don't.  We can agree on the Web service for right now.
> > >
> > > If anyone has anything that they would like to contribute or if you have
> > > comments/suggestions about this proposal please let me know.  The
> interest
> > > seems to be lurking out there, we just need to get it organized.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Angie
> > >
> > > --
> > > Angela Cymbalak
> > > Nechtan Design
> > > http://www.nechtandesign.com/
> > > 412.931.4663
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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