If you'd like to get involved, please do! These are the people who have contributed to the backend of Davis Wiki in some way:
- Mike Ivanov - Programming: core development, Davis Map, Recent Changes. Look and feel: theme, logos (the good ones).
- Paul Ivanov - Programming: breaks things, runs into walls, can't sit in a chair properly
- Philip Neustrom - Programming: core development, search, Events Board, Bookmarks. Look and feel: buttons, logos (the so-so looking ones).
- David Reid - Programming: random hackery
- Amit Vainsencher - Systems administration.
- Zac Morris - I wrote some code for some obscure function thats not actually in use yet. I also made it so you can use [[br]] instead of [[BR]], which... also isn't in use yet. I'm the useless developer.
The use of [[BR]] and [[br]] is no longer necessary. Sorry Zac.
Please see projectsycamore.org for more information.
- Mike Ivanov - early development, domain registration
- Paul Ivanov - concept
- Philip Neustrom - concept, early development, hosting
For wiki-centric stuff, please email [email protected] (for now).
We started the site using MoinMoin, a popular wiki engine. However, we have throughly hacked the MoinMoin code in nearly every respect. We maintain information about our open-source wiki software, called Sycamore, at http://projectsycamore.org.
For our site-search we are using the Xapian API. It's an indexing and querying system that seems to work well.
More can be found in Wiki History.
Graphics: All of the graphics are currently done by the programmers. We would ideally like to have one or more dedicated graphics artists to help develop a consistent look throughout the interface as well as design new logos and flyers.
CSS: If you have extensive experience with CSS, you can help us streamline our design and make it easier to maintain.
Programming: We are looking for people with experience in the following: Python, C++, Java, XML, database programming. Depending on your availability and experience, the work may range from bug fixes and small features to full-scale overhauls as we strive for scalability and efficiency.
System Administrators: We've got our own server, and we can do most things ourselves, but an extremely experienced system administrator who can help us install packages and solve problems quickly would be ideal.
If you would like to help please contact PhilipNeustrom.
Would Daviswiki like $500? Here's the deal: I need Sycamore installed on my in-house corporate server, but first I need it modified to accept text, pdf and doc attachments. Modify Sycamore, help me install it on my server, and I'll a) donate $500 to your fund and b) contact a couple of my local corporate friends and see if they will make matching donations. Here's the fine print:My server runs Windows Server 2003. Apache and perl are already installed and working. I must have enough information to create documentation on how to do a bare-metal restore of Sycamore. For the donation, I need some document showing your tax-exempt status or else I'll have to give it to an individual along with a 1099 form. The $500 is due and payable when Sycamore is up and running to my satisfaction. If anyone is interested in helping me, please contact me at [email protected] or call 297-6073 and ask for Jim