Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of GlobalOpenGuides

Nov 29, 2006, 7:16:10 PM (15 years ago)
Dominic Hargreaves

very rough brain dump


  • GlobalOpenGuides

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     1This page is to document the set of design principles and requirements regarding ways of accessing OpenGuides data in a global context - ie without needing to know which guide it should go in. This is more details of what is discussed in #64.
     3= What are the goals? =
     5 * search for a place globally - automatically be redirected to the appropriate guide
     6 * Editing/browsing interface
     7 * Global API interfaces
     9= How should they be implemented? =
     11 * running a completely separately codebase to integrate requests and searches and distribute them to guides using an open API
     12 * cache results?
     13 * Dedicated OpenGuides server possibility - Dom has hardware to be set up
     14 * Integration into ([source:website redesign/replace this website])
     16= What is required of the OpenGuides codebase? =
     18 * Standard styles as a base
     20= What challenges need to be met? =
     22 * How do we cope with coverage where there is no existing guide?
     23   * Single global guide that can have data siphoned off it if someone wants to create a more specific guide?
     24 * Existing global special purpose guides? (eg
     25 * Vaguely consistent, but adaptable branding/styling so that people don't get completely confused