As there still is no open source software for power structure research (there is? tell me!) a new rewrite from scratch with ruby and the ruby-gnome2 framework is in the beginning to get a software which enables you to map whateever you want, like as activism.
- Maybe rack is used for this.
- the first version will be published on visualpsr.org, so bookmark this already ,)
- language: Perl
- GUI: Tk
- data storage: files
- The user is able to create relational maps of connections between persons, organizations, events, publications and other predefined object types.
- Maps can be stored and exported to .png and .svg.
- local changes to the data files can be optionally submitted via a version control system (svn atm.).
- Everything is a file, sorted by type into directories.
- types and relations are predefined in ‘special:*’ files and therefore be extended later.
- semantic relations between persons and organizations can be combined with events, publications and projects, …
- relations are stored in files in the form ‘p26+o2’ where p stands for person and o for organization.
- Every relation can and shall be assured with a source.
- no indices yet.
- DONE migrate from svn to git and clean the repo (subtree merging, publishing git repositories)
git clone email@example.com:oshw.git
- which features of Gtk (/GnomeCanvas) are needed for visualization
- which are which better system to store information than files?