[SciPy-Dev] SciPy Central in GSoC 2013

Surya Kasturi suryak@ieee....
Sun Apr 28 06:50:50 CDT 2013


On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 4:34 PM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 3:49 AM, Andreas Hilboll <lists@hilboll.de> wrote:
> >>> 2. Integrating with Content Management System
> >>
> >> While this is nice, I think we should try to focus. What I would think
> >> is more important for SPC would be a IPython Notebook integration. Like
> >> having a "download notebook" link for each item.
> >
> > I think we need to try and figure out the data model for submissions.
> > I'll use the term "item" for submissions. Some questions:
> >
> > 1. What is an item?
> > 2. Are there different categories of items?  -> code snippets, links, ?
> >    a. What are the characteristics of the category?
> > 3. Do we want SPC to be a sort-of "catalog" of the scientific Python
> >    world? So that there could be entries (maybe realized as 'link') for
> >    all the great modules out there.
> > 4. Do we want every user to be able to modify an item? This is where
> >    using a CMS as base might be helpful.
> >    a. every component of an item (including code)?
> >    b. only parts (e.g. tagging, but no code)?
> > 5. How do comments fit in?
> >
> > This list is by no means complete, but some parts of it are important
> > for the GSoC project. For example, we need to know how an item looks
> > like before you can implement notebook conversion / rendering.
> >
> > To summarize, I am in favor of having a clear picture of what we want
> > SPC to be before we actually start too far down a road which might lead
> > to a dead end.
> >
> > Any ideas are welcome!
>
> One question that needs to be addressed in some form are
> "administrators" for the content.
> How do we flag and remove spam, advertising, ...
>
> There is already "is displayed" field in Revisions/ Submissions.. which
can be used to manage spc submissions. All we got to do is provide some
admin rights to access that particular model to people who are willing to
monitor.


> I guess it will need at least some community support in keeping
> scipy-central "clean"
>
> >
> > BTW: Is this discussion annoying to the developers of "real" SciPy?
> > Should we move somewhere else?
>
> I think it's fine to keep the discussion here for now, it will be a
> scipy GSOC project after all.
>
> Actually, I think there is a lot to do in SPC.. and is the reason why many
suggestions, comments have come up.. I have quite noted few points from
this thread which I wish to implement later on!

Josef
>
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