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From "Martin Cooper" <>
Subject Re: photo gallery software (previously called Caitrin)
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2008 05:33:57 GMT
I'm a little confused, because the wiki says that the proposal is being put
on hold and that the goal is to work with the Roller community.

Nevertheless, if there's interest in building a Flex front end, let me

Martin Cooper

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:09 AM, Angela Cymbalak <>

> Hi All,
> I haven't forgotten about wanting to create an open source Photo Gallery
> and there has been some sporadic interest as I have discussed it.  A quick
> update as to where we are at for anyone who is interested.
> 1.  Name change....
> No one but me knows where the name Caitrin came from and it isn't obvious
> what the software would do.  A proposed solution (thanks Noel for the path
> suggestion) would be PhosLibrarius
> 2. Code Bases
> There are 2 code bases that we can draw from and discard that I have heard
> of.  Always a good start
> 3. Design
> Right now thought is being put into the high level design to improve the
> Proposal.  The current proposal is bad.  I take credit for that because I
> haven't done the Apache thing before and I am tripping all over while trying
> to stay on the right path.  The current thought is to defiantly write the
> application in Java.  Its secure, it scales well, we like it.  The thought
> is to look into Sling and the JCR as well as different databases.  I have to
> do reading on Sling to figure out how it all fits together.  Pretty much, we
> are focusing on the back end first with the possibility of a Web service for
> the front end to start.  This lets anyone out there write nice pretty
> display pieces.   I like AJAX as a front end but others who I have talked to
> don't.  We can agree on the Web service for right now.
> If anyone has anything that they would like to contribute or if you have
> comments/suggestions about this proposal please let me know.  The interest
> seems to be lurking out there, we just need to get it organized.
> Thanks,
> Angie
> --
> Angela Cymbalak
> Nechtan Design
> 412.931.4663
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