RFR: Hosting for Beacon (DocBook Editor) Testing

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Fri Aug 7 15:23:44 UTC 2009

On Wed, 5 Aug 2009, satya komaragiri wrote:

> Ticket filed at: https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-infrastructure/ticket/1580
> ==Project Sponsor==
> Name: Komaragiri Satya
> Fedora Account Name: satyak
> Group: Google Summer of Code 2008
> Infrastructure Sponsor: None yet.
> ==Secondary Contact info==
> Name: Yaakov Nemoy
> Fedora Account Name: ynemoy
> Group: hgsmolt
> ==Project Info==
> Project Name: Beacon
> Target Audience: Documentation team and anyone else who wants a
> WYSIWYM interface for DocBook XML.
> Expiration/Delivery Date (required): December 31, 2009
> Description/Summary:
> Beacon is a WYSIWYG web-based plug-able editor. Beacon is aimed at
> being a generic XML editor. Any XML format that has an ultimate output
> format like PDF or HTML is a good candidate for a beacon-editable
> document. The GSoC project is to make a DocBook plug-in that the
> Fedora documentation team can use and improve Beacon to support the
> richness of DocBook.
> ==Project plan (Detailed):==
> The project has been chosen as a Google Summer of Code project for
> Fedora. We have been working on the DocBook plug-in for 2 months now.
> The details about the project and the benefits to Fedora can be found
> on the following links:
> 1. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocBook_Editor_Documentation 2.
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocBook_Editor 3.
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocBook_Editor_Feature 4.
> http://beacon.kix.in/ 4. https://meworkstoo.blogspot.com
> Currently, we have added support for the essential tag set as
> discussed with the docs list. We are in the process of integrating
> Beacon with Zikula and FAS2. We need hosting space so that we can put
> up a demo for review from the documentation team. It is very essential
> in order to get quality feedback so we can get it ready for
> consumption by the end of GSoC period.
> Goals: Integrate beacon into Fedora in a seamless manner. Get it ready
> for consumption by the end of GSoC.
> ==Specific resources needed==
> 100MB disk space, write access to a directory, 1 MySQL database, PHP5+
> compiled with XSL and JSON support.
> ==Additional Info (Optional)==
> Links given above.

K, so this is for the zikula deployment.  Go ahead and apply for
sysadmin-test and we'll get this all taken care of.

smooge, ricky or toshio, if I'm not around would one of you mind helping
answer questions and such with this.

Please do stop by #fedora-admin on irc.freenode.net with questions.


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