"proof-of-concept" Revolution Online Open Dictionary at revcoders.org
josh at dvcreators.net
Fri Nov 2 11:50:22 CDT 2007
I have been talking with Björnke but my stack and system is not far
enough along yet to merit any serious collaboration. Once I get some
basic stuff nailed down, then absolutely!
On Nov 2, 2007, at 7:05 AM, Devin Asay wrote:
> Great work, Josh!
> But we seem to have two competing (and very similar) efforts going
> on. There is Björnke's very nice BvG Docu stack that was recently
> patched by Andre to allow web notes to be posted and displayed in
> the stack. See <http://andregarzia.com/docuwebnotes.html>. I've
> been using Andre's patched version, and it's really quite slick.
> Would there be a way to combine the best of both worlds, to let
> Björnke/Andre's project work with your online database, Josh?
> Björnke's stack, being older, is farther along than yours, and that
> would free you up to concentrate on the web/backend pieces.
> On Nov 2, 2007, at 2:21 AM, Josh Mellicker wrote:
>> I think this "proof-of-concept" experiment has now crossed the
>> line into "no going back" :-)
>> I have uploaded a stack here:
>> It is a Revolution stack that:
>> - filters a list of Revolution dictionary terms with each
>> character typed in a search box
>> - once a term is clicked on in the list, grabs the Revolution
>> Open Access Dictionary term definition from the database along
>> with all user-provided tips and code snippets for that term
>> - allows you to add your own helpful tip, code snippet, caveat or
>> link to your stack or webpage relevant to that term
>> (try one of the below, those are the ones with comments so far)
>> * vScroll
>> * create folder
>> * binaryEncode
>> * binaryDecode
>> * pendingMessages
>> - a scrolling group of groups
>> - a "live search" text box
>> - a smart scrollbar that turns on when needed
>> - a demonstration of seamless interaction with a remote database
>> Hope you enjoy it.
>> PLEASE take a moment and add just one helpful tip or nifty code
>> snippet to a term, it would be a valuable experiment to see how
>> this could work.
>> There is plenty yet to be done... please reply if you have
>> suggestions for next steps, or what could be done to make it more
>> useful than what you're using now, or would like to help.
> On Oct. 27, 2007, at 06:54, Andre Garzia wrote :
>> Hello Friends,
>> I've patched BvG Docu + Webnotes to work with my new server. Those
>> wanting to see this system working need to download again, my new
>> server uses a different scheme for the FTP users so the old login
>> can't be used.
>> More info and download at: http://andregarzia.com/docuwebnotes.html
>> Please take note that all the documentation stuff is done by BvG, I
>> just did the webnotes part. This system is naive, we could do
>> something better if we worked together.
>> anyway, it is a cool way to share information. There are some test
>> notes in there...
> Devin Asay
> Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
> Brigham Young University
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