In this post, I want to break down the basic technology of the Encyclosphere—but bear in mind this is more of a proposal for review than a finished concept. Bear also in mind that “Introducing the Encyclosphere” is a better source for general reflections about the Encyclosphere and how the Knowledge Standards Foundation will help… Continue reading The Encyclosphere: A Technical Proposal
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Overview: I suggest we start with Mediawiki as a base to avoid reimplementing the wheel, that our major change is to add federation and some thoughts on major styles for doing that, a couple initial thoughts on how the “ratings” / editorial system might work, and then a miscellaneous grab bag of some other thoughts… Continue reading Guest post: Initial thoughts on process, requirements, and architecture
From Patrick Durusau— Quick post to say hello! Most relevant background, standards editing ISO 26300 OpenDocument Format (ODF TC at OASIS, https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=office), ISO 13250-5 Topic Maps – Reference Model, OASIS Technical Advisory Board (TAB, review of work products). Topic maps enable the collocation of information about a subject, a collocation that is discoverable by distinct… Continue reading Introductions