Help with open source project
roger.hoover at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 01:40:40 MSD 2010
Just curious, why create your own programming language?
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Eugaia <ngx.eugaia at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I hope nobody minds me asking for help in this way.
> I'm asking for help from programmers to help set up a unique open-source
> project that could benefit a great many people.
> The Tagmata Project's three aims are :
> (1) to create a completely open-source website
> (2) to use the site to generate money
> (3) to use the profits to help alleviate poverty
> Full details of the whole project can be found at http://www.tagmata.info.
> The platform for the open-source website has not yet been built, and that
> is what I'm asking for help with.
> There are two things in particular that seem most relevant to Nginx
> developers / users :
> (1) Nginx - MongoDB module
> The Tagmata database will use MongoDB, with an Nginx front-end. We're
> looking to develop an Nginx module that connects to MongoDB, to allow
> queries through Nginx to MongoDB (in a similar vein to the recent
> ngx_drizzle, ngx_postgres etc modules that have been developed recently by
> Agentzh, Piotr Sikora et al.). This might be able to reuse some code from
> the ngx_gridfs module, but I'm not sure how stable it is.
> Another part of this module will be translating our own database query
> language (Tagmata Query Language) to MongoDB queries - which should be
> pretty easy, as the syntax is very similar.
> The code for this will be hosted on GitHub, and will be designed in such a
> way that it will be reusable for other projects that wish to connect to
> MongoDB that don't want to use Tagmata Query Language.
> Once this particular module is written and stable, I'll post here to let
> Nginx users know.
> (2) Online development tools
> In order to facilitate adding/modifying of code on the open-source website,
> we're developing our own tools to make this easy. These will be written in
> http://www.tagmata.info/development/info/TPL for details).
> The code for these will be made available on the open-source website (
> tagmata.com) when the base platform has been developed.
> I can do all of this code myself, but I'm hoping that some generous
> programmers would be willing to help out to make the task easier. Some other
> programmers have volunteered to do some of the other tasks that need doing,
> but we could do with some more help to speed up the development process.
> If you'd like to know more about the project, please visit
> If you'd like to know more about the programming tasks, please visit
> If you'd like to get involved, please contact me by email (dev at tagmata.com)
> or IRC (Freenode #tagmata).
> Thanks in advance,
> Marcus Clyne.
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