[openbiblio-dev] OpenBiblio call tomorrow
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Feb 3 10:58:58 UTC 2012
On 1 February 2012 15:38, Jim Pitman <pitman at stat.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
>> My big desire would be to see:
>> a) a prioritized (e.g. business value) backlog of top level user
>> stories / work areas for both dev and community coord (comms, events
>> etc). Task planning could then run off these top level items.
>> b) Development of an approximate roadmap for next 1-2 months based on these.
> +1 to those from me.
> My big concern is that despite recent advances on other fronts we have two target milestones from some months ago
> which have not been achieved:
> a) installation of at least one public facing bibserver on a machine not controlled by cottagelabs/OKF
These aren't a priority without some obvious committed person who
wants to said installation and deployment. Several devs have deployed
it without a problem. In my opinion, providing a good hosted option
(be that bibsoup itself or hosted instances) are much more important
> b) customization at least one bibserver for specific editorial purposes, to suit the needs of some biblio
Again we need some clear lead and some clear commitment from a third
party to do this.
> I think these should be at the top of current priorities.
> It seems customization of a bibserver should best be done by cottagelabs/OKF, with a longterm SaS model, as the hurdle for
> a) seems higher than anticipated. We have to learn what are the obstacles to a) and how to get around them.
a) isn't that hard but it depends on having a sysadmin willing to
deploy ES and python.
> Main problem is that any client site needs two roles: sys admin and editoral. Rarely if ever can these be filled by one person.
> Once we have figured out how to get around these obstacles, we need to industrialize the process to increase adoptions,
> with systematic community coordination, and figure out how to constitute BKN to achieve this most effectively.
>> > A reminder about tomorrow's catch-up meeting, 16.00 GMT (Wednesday 1st
>> > February) using the Etherpad http://openbiblio.okfnpad.org/catchup - all
>> > welcome, please navigate here at this time and I will Skype call those
>> > present.
>> > These calls are now fortnightly so the next will be on the 15th Feb.
>> > Regards,
>> > Naomi
>> > --
>> > Naomi Lillie
>> > Foundation Administrator and Community Coordinator (Open Bibliography)
>> > Open Knowledge Foundation
>> > http://okfn.org/
>> > Skype: n.lillie
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