[ckan-discuss] CKAN Wishlist
augusto.herrmann at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 13:53:20 GMT 2012
That's fantastic! We are very pleased to hear that. If what I read on
trac.ckan.org is correct, next release should be in June, right? But
if we want to check it out right now we could use the tip of the
development version, right?
Thank you very much.
Open Data Team
Ministry of Planning - Brazil
On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Sean Hammond <sean.hammond at okfn.org> wrote:
> On 29/02/2012 20:21, Augusto Herrmann wrote:
>> Here's our wishlist:
>> 1) Subject field for selecting a preset subject from a hierarquical
>> subjects list, preferrably to be imported into CKAN from a SKOS format
>> file. David Read told me this was already being implemented, minus the
>> hierarquical part. This should entail: (a) an autocomplete widget for
>> the new/edit dataset forms, which would allow the person registering
>> or editing the dataset to select the most apropriate subject or
>> subjects related to the dataset; and (b) search capability by subjects
>> on the list - this could be by creating a view for subjects just like
>> the exisiting one for tags, which would list all datasets for a given
>> subject under an URL such as '/subject/<slug>'. This subject listing
>> page should also appear on search results that match the subject's
> This is CKAN's new "vocabularies" feature:
> I expect that this feature will be in the next CKAN release.
>> 3) Internationalized labels and description fields. On every text
>> field related to datasets or resources, where natural language text
>> should go (e.g. titles, descriptions), there should be allowed to be
>> multiple labels in different languages, inserted by editors of the
>> dataset. That way, english language users of the data catalog would
>> see the dataset title and description in english. Users in other
>> languages would see the dataset labels and descriptions in their
>> selected language, if available.
> We're also working on this feature!
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