[ckan-discuss] [ckan-dev] Help shape the CKAN roadmap
toby.okfn at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 10:33:52 BST 2013
On 25 June 2013 10:20, Irina Bolychevsky <irina.bolychevsky at okfn.org> wrote:
> Hey Ross,
> Thank you for this! And I see you're adding things to the roadmap
> too - awesome.
> Just to reply quickly:
> 1. Better multilingualism: Be good to get more detail on this, ideally here:
this is due to be discussed by the core team in a couple of weeks as a
> 2. Performance: I think there's been some performance fixes already that
> need to be merged in, but will look into this / add a card.
> 3. Accessibility: Can you add this to:
> Irina Bolychevsky
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> On 24 June 2013 16:58, Ross Thompson <ross.thompson.ca at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>> in implementing data,gc.ca with CKAN 2.0, there were three areas we had to
>> work around. These were:
>> 1. True support for multilingualism is missing in CKAN. Multilingualism to
>> us means much more than string translation, it means support for separate
>> language entities such as English tags and French tags, and English and
>> French values for fields in the dataset.
>> 2. Performance issues when dealing with 180000+ datasets. Loading and
>> updating larges numbers of datasets through the API can take a weekend.
>> 3. Accessibility issues were identified with the user interface and
>> especially with search. We can certainly feed some of these back to OKFN
>> that were identified by our accessibility team.
>> These seem a little bigger than just feature requests, so I thought this
>> might be a better forum to raise these points than just adding them to the
>> road map.
>> In general though, the reaction to the new implementation of our new open
>> data portal with CKAN 2.0 has been really positive, so please don't take
>> these as complaints! We're really looking forward to doing even more with
>> Statistics Canada
>> On 24 June 2013 10:51, Mark Wainwright <mark.wainwright at okfn.org> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Now that CKAN 2.0 is out, what should the next direction be for CKAN?
>>> We've created a public roadmap and wiki page to help everyone shape
>>> the direction of CKAN by voting and commenting, contributing,
>>> supporting and suggesting new features.
>>> For full details, see Ira's blog post here:
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