[Python-il] [slightly OT] Meeting to coordinate cooperation of FOSS community with "Mimshal Zamin"

Meir Kriheli meir at mksoft.co.il
Thu Feb 18 01:51:01 IST 2010


On 02/17/2010 02:08 PM, Amit Aronovitch wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 1:11 PM, Meir Kriheli <meir at mksoft.co.il
> <mailto:meir at mksoft.co.il>> wrote
>     When reading the discussion @hamakor, the fact that Drupal was auto
>     selected (without considering others) turned off any will I had helping
>     the cause. Am I wrong ?
> First of all, we do not know if they considered other options. Only that
> they did not ask US (which is kind of a turn-off).

So, why ask now ? To get some free consulting or leverage against the 
chosen proprietary solution (see OpenOffice in gov).

> Second, supposing the infrastructure is already a lost cause, don't
> think of it as helping THEM.
> Rather, we are helping the writers of future scripts and aggregators
> (all pure Python of course) by getting early information and maybe
> affecting the choice of supported API's.

And there's no need for our input, the standards in that area are well 
defined, choose one or more of RSS, RDF, ATOM, SOAP, XML-RPC, JSON etc. 
and call it the day.

>     PS
>     Insert here obligatory reference to Monty Python's "People's Liberation
>     Front of Judea" ;-)
> Huh. those traitors!
> (or is that us?)
>      AA



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