[ckan-dev] CKAN Community Features
toby.okfn at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 11:10:47 BST 2012
On 18 April 2012 11:03, Sean Hammond <sean.hammond at okfn.org> wrote:
> > I am in the process of adding screenshots to the CKAN features pages on
> > ckan.org. I am hoping someone might be able to point me to some nice
> > examples of features we are currently missing.
> > First up http://ckan.org/features/community/
> So taking the extensions mentioned on that page one at a time:
> 1. Comments extension.
> I think this refers to ckanext-disqus. Anyone looked at that recently?
> Can you provide a screenshot? If not I can take a look.
I am looking at the extension at the moment screenshots should be available
on thedatahub when completed
I may get an example in the next day or so
> 2. Follow extension.
> We are currently implementing following as a feature in CKAN core but
> it's not ready yet. There is also the ckanext-follower extension which I
> guess is what this refers to:
> We're not sure if it works on CKAN 1.6. I could try out the extension to
> see if I can get it working to take a screenshot, but it might be worth
> removing this from the website until we've finished rewriting it in CKAN
> 3. TODO extension
> I guess this refers to ckanext-issues:
> Nobody has touched that for a while. I'll take a quick look and see if
> it still works with CKAN 1.6 and try to get a screenshot.
> 4. Share
> As far as I know this is an in-progress feature? Or is there an existing
> extension for it?
> This sounds like the new ckanext-social which adds twitter g+ facebook
type share buttons. Currently this uses the sharethis.com service but
could easily add other items such as twitter buttons if needed (the twitter
button is partially implemented but stalled due to the switch to share
this. It requires ckan 1.7 due to ITemplateHelpers interface should be on
thedatahub soon like disqus
> 5. RSS/Atom feeds
> If you visit a dataset's page there is a History tab, e.g.
> We should probably put a link to the feed somewhere on the dataset or
> history page to make it easier to find.
> * * *
> By the way there is obviously a problem that CKAN has a lot of
> extensions, but extensions that worked with older versions of CKAN often
> don't work with newer versions. Making this situation more stable is
> something the dev team are currently looking into.
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