Re: [nbos] NBOS Wiki
Exile In Paradise
Fri Aug 31st, 2007
On Fri, 2007-08-31 at 02:52 -0400, NBOS Support wrote:
> At 12:52 PM 8/30/2007, you wrote:
> >(Yes folks, I am still lurking around the Fringes of
> >NBOS Space. Homeschooling 5-year olds has eaten my
> >life...)
>
> lol, yeah, I had noticed you havent been around

The sunny side is that I am working with a friend of mine
in Virginia to integrate real-time telescope control to
AS2. He has some crazy-expensive computer driven telescope,
and as he works out how to control it from Java, I have
talked to him a bit about how to access the Windows kit for
the telescope from VBS, with the ultimate goal being that
he could use AS2 as a telescope logbook (with the database
features and import/export bits).

No idea where this will end up, or if it will even pan out,
but if it does, I will get him to send you the result.

> >If the wiki core you chose supports RSS feeds, then
> >that would be a way for people to "subscribe" to
>
> Well, the wiki core itself is homebrew.

Nice!
May I suggest an "autolinking" feature?
The idea is that the wiki knows its page titles,
right? It would be nice to see a wiki that scanned
the text entered as a new page, or update, and
offered to (or automatically) converted page titles
found in the new text directly into links to the
appropriate pages.

I have thought about writing something like that for
Dokuwiki, but haven't had the inclination to get that
involved with PHP.

Just another thought for you.

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