[okfn-za] Open Data Hackathon this weekend

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Aug 1 08:39:09 UTC 2012

On 31 July 2012 15:59, Justin Arenstein <justinarenstein at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Rufus,
> Yip, Adi & I have been clear about going the open source CKAN route as
> opposed to Socrata, etc. The idea is to allow the repository to evolve into
> ZA's primary public (as opposed to government) data portal, owned & managed
> by a consortium probably operating under the ODADI aegis.

Sounds great. BTW there's an even newer theme for CKAN that looks even nicer:


I don't think we want to apply that right now just before the event
but something we could help with doing post-event :-)

> It would be cool if there are folk in the wider OKFN community who could
> assist with replicating what was achieved in Brazil, etc.

Absolutely. It might be good to arrange an open skype call in the near
future to chat about what things you guys are planning next and any
connections we can make, sites we can help set up etc :-)


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