[doap-interest] DOAP support in SourceKibitzer

Stuart Yeates stuart.yeates at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Oct 2 18:24:20 BST 2007

Alex Alishevskikh wrote:
> Dear all,
> I'd like to inform you that SourceKibitzer portal
> (http://www.sourcekibitzer.org/) now provides DOAP descriptions for  
> its projects directory.
> SourceKibitzer is a social network for OSS developers and a 
> repository/benchmarking service for Java OSS projects. At present, 
> SourceKibitzer repository contains 600+ registered projects. 
> Implemented DOAP property set is not too rich yet and it includes project 
> name, description, homepage and links to FOAF profiles of the developers (if 
> they are registered on the portal). 
> The DOAP service URLs are:
> http://www.sourcekibitzer.org/ProjectsRDFList.ext
> - A full list of the links to all DOAP profiles in the directory (as a RDF 
> bag)

Was inclusion of the  jsessionid=... deliberate?

> http://www.sourcekibitzer.org/ProjectDOAP.ext?sp=S<projectname>
> - A DOAP profile for the specified project
> You can also navigate to a project page and get the DOAP profile by clicking 
> the "DOAP" button.
> The DOAP/FOAF service is in testing stage, so any feedback is welcome.

This is great Alex!

I believe you have email information for at least some developers.
Could you be persuaded to release this using a mbox_sha1sum[1]? mbox
and mbox_sha1sum are currently seem to be the best bet for unique
identifiers for persons across non-communicating systems.

mbox_sha1sum is safe from email address harvesters.


[1] http://xmlns.com/foaf/spec/#term_mbox_sha1sum
OSS Watch: http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/

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