GSoC idea

Smit Patel smitpatel24 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 21:14:58 UTC 2012


On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 2:26 AM, Jaroslaw Staniek <staniek at kde.org> wrote:

> On 23 February 2012 19:56, Smit Patel <smitpatel24 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 3:47 PM, Jaroslaw Staniek <staniek at kde.org>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 23 February 2012 13:31, Smit Patel <smitpatel24 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi everyone,
> >> >
> >> > I'd like to propose a GSoC project. Here's the brief description about
> >> > project idea.
> >> > Provide a dbus API that provides an generic interface that can be used
> >> > by
> >> > external bibliography engines (xbiblio, kbibtex, bibus)
> >> > Calligra words doesn't have a good way to manage references. These
> >> > engines
> >> > can manage references and insert bibliography using interface
> provided.
> >>
> >> Hello,
> >> That's nice idea. First question - would you see this as a project
> >> emploing databases (e.g. SQLite) and adding some GUIs?
> >
> > No. But this has to be done for sure (not necessarily part of this GSoC
> > project).
>
> I see. Then what do you thing would be the main part if not the
> backend or the data abstraction with sharing interface? GUIs?
>
Main part of the project will be providing an API that provides an
interface that is specifically geared towards bibliography engines like
bibus[1], kbibtex [2] . While still being generic enough that different
citation tools can all use it.

[1] http://bibus-biblio.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
[2] http://www.unix-ag.uni-kl.de/~fischer/kbibtex/

>
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