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act-requirements-collection [2019/03/20 18:14]
haj Added another bunch of GitHub stuff
act-requirements-collection [2019/05/28 11:36] (current)
haj Update info for requirements which have been implemented so far
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 And please also note that there was no decision yet whether we want to update the current ACT code, or start something new from scratch. And please also note that there was no decision yet whether we want to update the current ACT code, or start something new from scratch.
  
-  * Non-ASCII characters in the Wiki are garbled.+  * ✔ Non-ASCII characters in the Wiki are garbled.
     * Who has this problem: Readers of the Act Wiki.     * Who has this problem: Readers of the Act Wiki.
     * Why this is important: Many languages have some, and some languages have all their characters outside the ASCII range. ​ The Wiki is totally useless for the Russian language.     * Why this is important: Many languages have some, and some languages have all their characters outside the ASCII range. ​ The Wiki is totally useless for the Russian language.
 +    * A solution is available from https://​github.com/​HaraldJoerg/​Act
   * I can't figure out how to contribute to Act development.   * I can't figure out how to contribute to Act development.
     * Who has this problem: Software developers who have an idea how to improve Act, and the capability to do it.     * Who has this problem: Software developers who have an idea how to improve Act, and the capability to do it.
     * Why this is important: Act is mainly a volunteers project, in the past sponsor money hasn't covered a commercial development. ​ For volunteers, priorities are shifting, so it is to be expected with certainty that some volunteers are leaving over time. On the other hand, 65 forks of the repository are a symptom of many people //trying// to improve and contribute. ​ There'​s little flow from these forks into the original repository, though.     * Why this is important: Act is mainly a volunteers project, in the past sponsor money hasn't covered a commercial development. ​ For volunteers, priorities are shifting, so it is to be expected with certainty that some volunteers are leaving over time. On the other hand, 65 forks of the repository are a symptom of many people //trying// to improve and contribute. ​ There'​s little flow from these forks into the original repository, though.
-  * Act is too difficult to install. ​ Getting the master branch up and running requires antique versions of Apache and mod_perl. ​ Installing the PSGI branch is guesswork: the docs don't waste a word on it.+  * ✔ Act is too difficult to install. ​ Getting the master branch up and running requires antique versions of Apache and mod_perl. ​ Installing the PSGI branch is guesswork: the docs don't waste a word on it.
     * Who has this problem: Everyone who tries to run an Act instance, and everyone who wants to test improvements to the production code.     * Who has this problem: Everyone who tries to run an Act instance, and everyone who wants to test improvements to the production code.
     * Why this is important: Being able to get the stuff up and running is a prerequisite for developing.     * Why this is important: Being able to get the stuff up and running is a prerequisite for developing.
     * Related: [[https://​github.com/​book/​Act/​issues/​21|GitHub issue 21: Error checking and messages are needed]], [[https://​github.com/​book/​Act/​issues/​1|GitHub issue 1: Port to PSGI/​Plack]],​ [[https://​github.com/​book/​Act/​issues/​49|GitHub issue 49: Merge PSGI]]     * Related: [[https://​github.com/​book/​Act/​issues/​21|GitHub issue 21: Error checking and messages are needed]], [[https://​github.com/​book/​Act/​issues/​1|GitHub issue 1: Port to PSGI/​Plack]],​ [[https://​github.com/​book/​Act/​issues/​49|GitHub issue 49: Merge PSGI]]
 +    * Solutions are available with Tom Bloor'​s [[https://​github.com/​TBSliver/​Act-Vagrant|Act-Vagrant]] setup for the master branch of [[https://​github.com/​book/​Act|the original Act]], and with Harald Jörg'​s [[https://​github.com/​HaraldJoerg/​Act|fork of Act]] based on the PSGI work.
   * I'd like to have control over how my personal data is published and shared   * I'd like to have control over how my personal data is published and shared
     * Who has this problem: Registered users of Act     * Who has this problem: Registered users of Act
act-requirements-collection.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/28 11:36 by haj