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

Amit Aronovitch aronovitch at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 16:56:54 IST 2010


On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 3:28 PM, benny daon <bennydaon at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>
>
> Seems we all agree on that. Point is that it would be good to establish
contact with them, so we can start cooperation on this API asap. Hence my
earlier notice here.

   Amit
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