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Our own One-Place Studies mapping system
« on: 7 February 2016, 07:10:24 »
Is there any mileage in using an Open Source framework hosted on a server that has been tailored specifically for One-Place Studies?

Pros:
  • We could all gain by having a ready-made system that others would understand as well
  • It could be designed to be what we want
  • We would be able more easily to get ideas from each other as to what sort of mapping is useful for one-place studies
  • If any studies overlap they would be using a common system (but few of our studies overlap)
Cons:
  • Someone would need to specify and build it, publicise it, manage it, document it, support it etc
  • It would cost money to host
  • We have many different needs, and interests/abilities, so would it just suit a few?
  • Without active maintenance and improvement it could quickly get out of date
  • There are not many among us with sufficient computer/mapping technical abilities to make it a cooperative effort (or are there?)
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Re: Our own One-Place Studies mapping system
« Reply #1 on: 8 March 2016, 17:07:45 »
This is indeed the route we are now exploring - see Our Mapping Systems.
« Last Edit: 27 July 2016, 19:41:15 by PeterC »

 

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