[Kde-silk] Introducing Project Silk

Richard Moore richmoore44 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 23:09:20 CEST 2009

On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Sebastian Kügler <sebas at kde.org> wrote:
> Hey,
> How about we meet on IRC to discuss details a bit and come to a plan we can then
> follow? I'm on a business trip right now, but will be back on Friday. Friday
> afternoon would suit me well, otherwise, next week I'll be very flexible in terms of
> time.

I can't do Friday (I'm working monday to friday) but i can do
weekends. Would that work for you guys?



> On Monday 12 October 2009 23:56:37 Peter Schiffer wrote:
>> On 10/11/2009 02:16 PM, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
>> > Have you had a look over the techbase Silk page? There's a large number
>> > of ideas there, some easier to do, some harder and more involved. Can you
>> > pick maybe three ideas that match your motivation and skillset? Then we
>> > can discuss what it takes to implement them, and how you can exploit this
>> > to write a sound thesis report. It's best if you decide what to work on,
>> > since you'll be the one working on it (and it'll better be something
>> > interesting to you).
>> Actually I have and I saw many interesting things there. But to choose 3
>> I would say:
>> That picture side of Alessandros part of the project could be..
>> Or some parts of libweb, e.g: webpage metadata class with preview;
>> Monitor webpages + change notifications; SOAP API (useful for corporate
>> web apis) and maybe this - public transport API (standardized way of
>> getting at this information, different backends to get at the data)
>> And from the Silk integration components could it be web identity
>> configuration?
> The web identify is I think more a "write code thing", and I think less interesting
> from a research point of view. Abstracting existing webservices to a common API seems
> like good thing to tackle, the public transport API is a really good candidate and
> probably very easy to explain to others. Should we focus on that one?
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> sebas
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