[open-science] The Journal Wordpress

Ethan O. Perlstein eperlste at princeton.edu
Tue Aug 14 18:29:20 UTC 2012


The source code for my responsive, Open Science self publishing 
platform, along with a how-to guide, is now available here: 


On 7/25/12 12:15 PM, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Ethan O. Perlstein 
> <eperlste at princeton.edu <mailto:eperlste at princeton.edu>> wrote:
>     Hello,
>     I'm new entrant to the Open Science list. My name is Ethan
>     Perlstein, I'm an evolutionary pharmacologist at Princeton, and my
>     lab gives psych drugs to yeast.
>     Recently, I commissioned a modular, self publishing platform built
>     on WP from a professional web design team, and my site went live a
>     month ago: http://perlsteinlab.com
> Welcme Ethan!
>     In the spirit of Open Science, I'd like to make my platform freely
>     available and open source. After consultations, the consensus is
>     to convert my site into a Wordpress theme via a community-based
>     effort. I'm looking for anyone interested in helping me, which as
>     I understand ultimately boils down to uploading the base code onto
>     GitHub. However, not being a programmer myself, I don't know how
>     to navigate this process and ensure that conversion to a WP theme
>     is efficient and actually results in a usable platform.
> Is it specifically based on GitHub? Or would any repository do?
>     Please let me know if this project is of interest, and if you or
>     anyone you know would be interesting in using such a platform.
> All such ideas are interesting -  the OKF is a meritocracy so take-up 
> depends on the ideas and the implementation being compelling.
> My personal experience with WP is that it's the de facto open standard 
> - so I use it - but it seems awful for semantic content such as XML. 
> But maybe it's got better...
> -- 
> Peter Murray-Rust
> Reader in Molecular Informatics
> Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
> University of Cambridge
> CB2 1EW, UK
> +44-1223-763069

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