[Squeak-ev] Seaside und Bach...
gaelli at emergent.de
Don Mai 8 17:59:15 UTC 2008
Glückwünsche an Georg Heeg und seine Brandenburger Detektive:
Johann Sebastian Bach lived in Köthen from 1717 to 1723. He worked
for Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Köthen and composed well-known music.
But where did he live? This question has been open for 130+ years.
The EU, the state of Anhalt-Saxony, Köthen County, and the City of
Köthen sponsored a project to find out. Georg Heeg eK won the bidding
and started the digging. After almost two years using VisualWorks,
COM-Connect, GemStone/S and Seaside all known data (both text and tax
figures) could be viewed in a semantic network. Bibliometry was used
to evaluate statements of historians. Finally a process of
elimination showed: Bach lived in Schalaunische Str. 44 until he
moved to Wallstr. 25/26 in 1719. He always had the same landlord
Johann Andreas Lautsch. In early phase existing software packages
were evaluated, before agile software development process inside the
agile research project was started to get insight in the history of