Re: [ba-ohs-talk] grass roots peer review
Looking forward to the refined notes and hope I am up to understanding them. (01)
As for Red Hat 8: I tried it, missed the convenient RH PPP dialer, felt
myself slid down the learning curve, and quickly went back to 7.2. (02)
And it didn't even look prettier either. (03)
blincoln wrote: (05)
>just thought i'd give folks an update on my little corner of the
>We gave our first public presentation of our design for what we're
>calling Grass Roots Peer Review at a small conference we spoke at
>I will hopefully be able to get some time in the next few days to turn the
>notes for the talk into a coherent document I can send to the group, but
>it got enough interest from some technical people there that we will
>probably be taking the current design and trying to find some targeted
>donations to support the development of this project.
>I have discussed this with a few OHS folks over the last couple years
>and I think it ties very much into the OHS / unrev / augment concept,
>although it is also somewhat independent from it. Due to insane time
>constraints on me over the last 18 months (I'm sure many here
>can commiserate), I have had only a couple hundred hours total
>to spend on the architecture and implementation..
>Mostly what I've been working on is an implementation of a flexible
>ontology and nodal-ish cross referencing model based in PHP and
>mysql. The next step is to formalize the description of the GRPReview concept.
>This conference talk was the first attempt to communicate it clearly to
>other humans instead of just one-on-one conversations.
>Things were looking good for us being able to hire someone full time to help
>me with the code, until our major funder died a few weeks ago. sigh. Back
>to the joys of fundraising. I am hoping we can get 40 to 50K in 2003 targeted
>towards this so we can get some serious development done. I have a couple
>of inspired developers interested, but for SF / LA area folks 50K is really
>a minimum for anyone with real skills.
>Oh, and in case anyone is wondering, redhat 8 seems really sluggish.