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From Vivien Barousse <barousse.viv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Roller Activities proposal for SoC
Date Fri, 28 Mar 2008 11:46:19 GMT
Hi all,

According to Dyagilev's suggestions, I updated my proposal here :
http://wiki.apache.org/general/VivienBarousse/GSoC2008/roller-activities-proposal

I'd like to have some review on this new version.

Vivien Barousse


On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 00:59 +0200, Dyagilev Aleksey wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 9:45 PM, Dave <snoopdave@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 3:48 AM, Dyagilev Aleksey <aka.fe2s@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Hi folk,
> > >
> > >  I'm just one of guys who are interested in participating in Google
> > Summer of
> > >  Code 2008.
> > >  I've browsed this mailing list and found out that there are already
> > posted
> > >  proposals in area that I'm interesting in (e.g. adding micro-blog
> > >  functionality)
> > >  Now I'm in research state:
> > >  - getting familiar with code base to make estimation accurately
> > >  - resolving list of features
> > >  So, my question is - should I continue this research even the result
> > will be
> > >  crossed with already existing proposals ?
> >
> > Yes, I think so. How are your ideas different from the Roller
> > Activities proposal?
> >
> >
> > >  A quick note about me:
> > >  I'm student in CS, more than year experience in commercial projects,
> > two
> > >  successfully finished open-source projects, and experience with
> > frameworks
> > >  that Roller is based on (Spring, Struts, JPA(Hibernate))
> >
> > Excellent. That should give you a good head start on understanding
> > Roller. However, we only use Spring for security, we're using Struts 2
> > and we're no longer using Hibernate.
> >
> > - Dave
> >
> 
> Hi, Dave
> 
> 
> I agree with the core features that are described in "Roller Activities"
> proposal. As I mentioned above I've made research into micro-blogging
> services (Twitter, Jaiku, Dodgeball, etc),
> 
> I took into consideration existing features of these services, user's
> feedbacks and their suggestions how to improve them.
> 
> So, here is the list of advanced features that could be implemented:
> 
> -         Mark posts as favorite. Browse favorites, remove favorite.
> 
> -         Add rating system. The more followers you have the higher you are
> in rating. So, you can find people that are in top of rating. As far as they
> have a huge amount of followers I guess they could be interesting for you (
> e.g. Josh Bloch) Lists of your followers and following could be sorted in
> such order.
> 
> -         Add channels. Channels represent dedicated rooms with members who
> are connected, have general idea, interests. Users can join channels to be
> able to post there. Here is possible use case:
> 
> You find Josh Bloch account by browsing public rating. After adding Josh to
> your following list you noticed his posts in "Java" channel. You decided to
> join this channel. Great, you've found members of this channel, who
> certainly could be potential following. In this channel you can share you
> ideas, find friends.
> 
> -         Circles. The first circle is your following (or followers), the
> second one is following of you following and so on. It's a well-known
> feature in social networks and in my opinion is very useful to find new and
> old friends.
> 
> 


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