[ckan-dev] Dev Challenge 2011
lucy.chambers at okfn.org
Wed Jun 8 13:32:10 BST 2011
I'm not sure if you have seen this answer below but Flavio might be
willing to co-write an entry for the competition. I haven't heard back
from any members of the team but wondered whether you knew enough to
possibly help Flavio put something together - it only need be short
@ All - anyone interested in quickly putting something together as a
On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 3:48 PM, Lucy Chambers <lucy.chambers at okfn.org> wrote:
> Hi Flavio,
> That's great - thanks for chiming in!
> @ All - Flavio has put forward so great ideas - would anyone be
> willing to co-write the blog post with him based on this skeleton?
> Thanks again,
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Flavio Coelho <fccoelho at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Lucy,
>> I am the person who started this idea of the PyDAP plug in, and since you
>> mentioned it in your message, I decided to chime in.
>> The plug in is still in its design stage, and I think it is too small a
>> piece of the whole open repository scene, to warrant a discussion on the
>> future of repositories from its perspective.
>> It is true that the main feature of DAP, which is the ability to introspect
>> and query from complex and large datases, is still missing from most
>> platforms. I also believe that the future of open data must necessary lead
>> to the possibility to navigate data sets, cherry-picking what we need, which
>> is something DAP was designed for.
>> Having said all that, If someone wants to take the lead and write some entry
>> for the challenge based on those ideas, I'll be glad to help, but especially
>> given the close deadline for submission, and my tight schedule, I would not
>> take on this task alone.
>> Em 07/06/2011 06:08, "Lucy Chambers" <lucy.chambers at okfn.org> escreveu:
>>> Dear all,
>>> Dev Challenge 2011 is offering prizes for people who can show the
>>> 'future of repositories' (does not have to be based around Sword
>>> protocol or use Microsoft technologies as I said last time - apologies
>>> for my misunderstanding).
>>> All it would take to enter is a blog post (Mark mentioned he thought
>>> someone was working with Pydap - which could be an interesting angle)
>>> and this would be a very good opportunity to publicise work on CKAN -
>>> even if we don't win.
>>> What do you think? The deadline is 9th of June, so if anyone thinks we
>>> should enter - please let me know asap!
>>> Best wishes,
>>> Lucy Chambers
>>> Community Coordinator
>>> Open Knowledge Foundation
>>> Skype: lucyfediachambers
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> Lucy Chambers
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