Fwd: McCord| Notes from 09/28 Phone Meeting

Colin Clark colin.clark at utoronto.ca
Thu Oct 1 01:17:43 UTC 2009

Hey everyone,

Hugues, Jess, Yura and I met the other day to chat about McCord's  
scenario for the next release, Hugue's plans for integrating his CMS  
with the Engage 0.1 release, and more.

Here's a copy of the notes from the meeting, in case they are helpful.


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Hugues Boily <hugues.boily at mccord.mcgill.ca>
> Date: September 29, 2009 1:42:13 PM GMT-04:00
> To: Colin Clark <colin.clark at utoronto.ca>
> Subject: McCord | Notes from 09/28 Phone Meeting
> Hey Colin,
> I have missed anything? Would you like to add anything to my notes  
> (see below)?
> Cheers
> Hugues
> - Release 0.3 (slated for early January 2010) will include  
> functionality required for the following priority scenario :
>   1. From the homepage, See what's on (exhibits)
>   2. From the list of current exhibits, choose an exhibit
>   3. From the exhibit page, browse artifacts ordered by sections  
> (themes) + see or enter comment about the exhibit
>   4. From an artifact page, see or enter comment, collect the artifact
>   5. From My Collection, send an email enabling the visitor to  
> retrieve his selection from home.
> - Through configuration, Fluid Engage back-end will be able to pull  
> data from the McCord CMS instead of CouchDB. For this purpose,  
> McCord will develop the required Web services on its CMS. Data will  
> be provided in JSON format.
> - Usage statistics will be available through Google Analytics (GA  
> tags will be included in the application pages).
> Action Items
>   - McCord to select 200 artifacts across all collections for the  
> 0.1 release (1st week of October). Release 0.1 will include  
> functionality to browse a list of artifacts and view artifacts pages  
> (due by Friday 10/02)
> Questions :
>   - Would McCord want the integration of RFID to be included in the  
> year 2 proposal?

Colin Clark
Technical Lead, Fluid Project
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto

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