Invite from Robert Stehwien
siguctua at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 08:24:16 UTC 2007
On 07/09/07, Göran Krampe <goran at krampe.se> wrote:
> Hi Robert!
> > I would like to apologize for this. Don't sign up whatever you do.
> I admit my first thought was "How stupid is that guy?"... ;)
> But welcome to the Squeak community! :)
> And oh, btw, I noticed you are (still?) fishing for a thesis, here is one
> Implement the idea of "publish/subscribe model of developer events" using
> p2p and investigate how it changes the interaction patterns within an open
> source community.
> This would cover p2p, collaboration and possibly also visual programming.
> It also does not really exist so the effects on a community would be
> "something new" to dissect. On the other hand it also slightly depends on
> you being successful in implementing it and getting users.
> The base idea is to add a publish subscribe model more or less on top of
> SystemChangeNotifier (which broadcasts events for every source code change
> you do) and then let each developer decide what to broadcast and what to
> subscribe to (globally).
> Then you can turn these events into visual cues in the development tools -
> like "2 other people on the globe has modified this class during the last
> hour" or "this class is being browsed by 5 other people right now" etc.
> Endless possibilities of near real time collaboration! :)
Ohh, that is very very ambitious :)
And this covers very wide range of problems/options.
I think it will be very sensitive from initial design. Its relatively
easy to establish a p2p network which will exchange events/messages.
The questions is, what would be the messages payload, what kinds
should be supported and etc etc.
> regards, Göran
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
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