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[Xmca-l] Re: Reference data bases



Thanks for continuing to worry about the issue. It seems general.
mike

PS-- No one went for my money raising scheme?

On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 12:53 PM, Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I looked at the "defrosting" paper and I can't say I see anything
> additional being proffered.  I'm sure there is still plenty to be gained in
> careful tagging, clustering of tags and sharing them, though I'd expect
> things to get rather messy once one begins to border upon conceptual
> relations.  As I see it, the usefulness of a citation is also contingent
> upon the conceptual appreciations of the citer -- the useful of citations
> may change.
>
> I think the educational news has got more going for it, so will put some
> time into that.
>
> Huw
>
> On 30 January 2015 at 22:38, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu> wrote:
>
> > Hello all,
> >
> > What seems problematic about these solutions in Martin's link (pun
> > intended there, as solutions and floodplains go) is that they are closely
> > coupled with sundry corporations.
> >
> > Is there an OpenSource solution for a refDB as we are thinking about?
> > Participating with corporate and closed code on these kinds of reference
> > DBs furnishes the opportunity for them an ability to "watch" what
> > researchers are searching for in their own stash of cold storage. That
> > seems problematic to me.  (Maybe people are already thinking this?)
> >
> > But here's my question: Is it possible to hook on to Open Journal
> somehow?
> >
> > I was looking at Hau and found this:
> > http://www.haujournal.org/index.php/hau/about/aboutThisPublishingSystem
> >
> > which led me to this:
> > https://pkp.sfu.ca/about/history/
> >
> > and this, which has some interesting costing information, fyi:
> > http://pkp.sfu.ca/files/Library_Hi_Tech_DRAFT.pdf
> >
> > I realize these are publishing systems, but doesn't it make sense to have
> > a refDB cooperate with the architecture of Open Journal?
> >
> > Given the great butter Huw will churn out, the skilled milkmaid that he
> is
> > :) it is entirely possible that lots of researchers and students would
> pile
> > high the butter on toast, muffins, bagels, and scones with much delight.
> >
> > Now, if that were to happen, this may be their intro to the Open Journal
> > system possibly inspiring more researchers to start new journals on said
> > platform, or to switch over to it.
> >
> > Such is my prefiguration attempt?
> >
> > Hope the dam didn't break there…
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >
> > Annalisa
> >
> >
>



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