[Python-il] Python-il Digest, Vol 28, Issue 4

benny daon bennydaon at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 15:28:27 IST 2010


On 02/17/2010 01:02 PM, Lior Kesos wrote:

> > For the Django,python and $whatever programming language/framework fans
> > out there
> > Note that although a lot of the server side infrastructure will probably
> > be implemented in Drupal there are going to be exciting possabilities of
> > exposing alot of the data through standard feeds and that way to enable
> > different mashups of the different data.
> > You can check out http://data.gov.uk/ and data.gov to get an idea of
> > where we are aiming (even if we are talking on smaller scopes of the
> data).
> > I think that creating a series of basic examples of using this data in
> > various programming languages will help the adoption and creation of
> > these mashups.
>
> In that case why should we care ? The server side technology (or it's
> license) is not important at all, and for all I care it could be written
> with .Net or some other technology, the data will still be available.
>
> Cheers
> --
> Meir
>

I'm with Meir. The point is not having an open source web framework as the
basis for gov.il but for it to support an open API. I think the open source
community can help by defining such an API and when it's ready, developing
the libraries to access it.

Benny
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