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Open source development – how we are doing

Whilst at Open Source Junction earlier this year, I talked to Sander van der Waal and Rowan Wilson about the problems of doing open source development. Sander and Rowan work at OSS watch, and their aim is to make sure … Continue reading

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BibServer new functionality

During the sprint last week we made a lot of progress with the new functionality for version 0.5.0 – however, Etienne and I got so excited by some new ideas that we did not finish on time; apologies for the … Continue reading

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Bibliographica gadget in Wikipedia

What is a wikipedia gadget? Thinking of ways to show the possibilities of linked data, we have made a Wikipedia gadget, making use of a great resource the Wikimedia developers give to the community. Wikipedia gadgets are small pieces of … Continue reading

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Introducing OFS – a python "bucket"/object storage library

Many internally distributed storage systems – such as Amazon’s S3 service or Riak’s key-value architecture –  have similarities in the manner in which data is labelled and subsequently retrieved. This is often because the systems themselves use a distributed hash … Continue reading

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