[EP-tech] Proposal: EPrints Developers Powwow
sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jul 11 16:08:00 BST 2014
Please read the messages below - this is to call developers to get
involved in the EPrints core code.
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Subject: Re: Proposal: EPrints Developers Powwow
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:03:42 +0100
From: Sebastien Francois <sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: eprints-uk-user-group at googlegroups.com
Hi all developers,
As to complement Tim's email - please join in and get involved! It's
your chance to become a main contributor to the core code and to make
sure that your work gets noticed and re-used by the EPrints community.
It's also a good opportunity to work on some interesting & more modern
concepts to push EPrints forwards.
(*) You may view the Xapian search/faceting in action:
http://vmdev1.eprints.org/cgi/xapian - don't get fooled: it's pretty and
is working but there still are a number of issues to resolve to
integrate this work nicely into EPrints
(*) Some EPrints4 objectives (ok those are quite low-level, technical
I will free some code and docs before these events. If you do not have a
github account yet, I recommend you sign up and look up the EPrints
git-hub repository: https://github.com/eprints
Looking forward to meeting you all,
On 11/07/14 15:20, Timothy Miles-Board wrote:
> Calling all EPrints developers!
> I'm looking to organise a pow-wow / workshop for developers who are
> looking to understand the next generation of EPrints features and
> functionality so that they can deploy repositories more effectively
> and also help contribute to the platform.
> Sessions will be led by the EPrints lead developer Sebastien Francois
> and likely hosted in London (although we could also plan a session at
> the Repository Fringe in Edinburgh).
> Topics will include Xapian integration, faceted searching and EPrints 4.
> Looking for expressions of interest at this stage - please get in touch.
> Tim Miles-Board
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