website development

See for the instance currently deployed.

See also for some background.

TODO list

This website TODO list contains only those items that can clearly be worked on right now, and is used as coordination between the people working on the site.

Generic wishlists, things that require large changes in the site, or things that need a lot of discussion before being implemented, are tracked on the BTS.

TODO list items

Also show when one started contributing

Group contributors by 'until' year, in the contributors list. Contributors who stopped contributing before this year, go into a 'Contributors until year YYYY' section.

Details for a person, listing the contribution periods for each data source and contribution type, and all the associated identifiers.

Identifier.get_absolute_url with a page listing details about an identifier, like all known contributions.

Data source page (accessible via Source.get_absolute_url) which lists source information and a list of contributors.

?ContributorType page (accessible via ContributorType.get_absolute_url) which lists source and contributor type information, and a list of contributors.

Document how to create a data source (an example script to do it is in

Associate to each Source a list of one or more Users who can edit it. This will also act as a documentation for who to contact if it stops posting data.

Add to Source a comment field where one can annotate implementation details, such as "the source is implemented on as script bar run as user baz, scheduled to run via cron every night"