Re: [greenstone-devel] search interfaces available for greenstone

From Doug Carter
DateFri, 13 May 2005 07:57:27 -0700
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] search interfaces available for greenstone
In-Reply-To (200505130004-j4D04Fd8010597-quimby-mercycorps-org)
I too, am interested in alternative search interfaces. I'm also interested
in a completely separate front end. That is, still use the build process
on the back-end, but a different UI for users.

Doug

> Hi Stephen,
>
> A lot of this sort of thing is done by students as part of research
> projects or summer work. Typically, these things are never added into
> CVS, nor do we distribute them with Greenstone. We are most interested
> in useful, stable, widely applicable pieces of code that work on
> multiple platforms, and most of these funky interfaces just don't cut it
> (many were just proof-of-concepts and were never intended to be
> distributed with Greenstone).
>
> If there is something in particular you want we might be able to track
> it down for you. As to whether it would still work with the current
> Greenstone, well that's another question entirely!
>
> All the best,
>
> Michael
>
>
>
> Stephen DeGabrielle wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Are alternate search interfaces available for greenstone?
> >
> > * the music one (Music)
> > * the venn diagram one in the Developers Manual (pdf page 66)
> > * any others
> >
> > Are they in CVS? have they been dropped completely? or is this sort of
> > thing housed in Greenstone 3 now?
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Stephen De Gabrielle