[open-humanities] [open-philosophy] Mockups for OpenPhilosophy.org

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Feb 20 19:43:20 UTC 2012

On 16 February 2012 19:25, Jonathan Gray <j.gray at cantab.net> wrote:
> Thanks Rufus! And useful to see past notes/sketches alongside the
> recent mockups.
> One thing that Sam and I discussed at length was how we might be able
> to meaningfully integrate bibliographic information on secondary
> scholarship (e.g. recent monographs and journal articles) *about*
> authors and texts which are included in OpenPhilosophy.org.
> We concluded that perhaps we should focus on serving up first public
> domain texts and data about these texts in the first instance - but
> would be good to make sure that the data model we develop is such that
> we could do this in future releases of the project.

I think it is right to focus on the *core* functionality right now.
For this use case integration of http://BibSoup.net/ could possibly
work ...

> Also we discussed how we might be able to work alongside existing
> transcription projects like Wikisource, Distributed Proofreaders and
> others, to make sure we are maximising synergies with these efforts.
> Also had lots and lots of other ideas about things we *could* do, but
> main thing is decided what we do and don't do for first release. :-)

Exactly ;-) It's more about what you *don't do* rather than what you do do!


> J.
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
>> On 16 February 2012 02:00, Jonathan Gray <j.gray at cantab.net> wrote:
>>> Here are some preliminary mockups of OpenPhilosophy.org, based on
>>> notes that Sam and I made earlier today:
>>> http://jonathangray.org/2012/02/16/mockups-for-openphilosophy-org/
>> Nice! Here are the ones you and I made last January :-)
>> <http://www.flickr.com/photos/okfn/6498428023/>
>> <http://www.flickr.com/photos/okfn/6498428625/>
>> (Linked from <http://wiki.okfn.org/Projects/Textus#Writeups>).
>> Also some related ones for what was then called "Open Text"
>> Views: <http://www.flickr.com/photos/okfn/5564993894/>
>> Model: <http://www.flickr.com/photos/okfn/5564416055/>
>> Rufus
> --
> Jonathan Gray
> http://jonathangray.org

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