samj at samj.net
Mon Oct 26 08:35:59 CDT 2009
Putting this thread back on the list - see some interesting suggestions from
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From: Andrew de Andrade <andrew at deandrade.com.br>
Date: Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 2:33 PM
To: Sam Johnston <samj at samj.net>
go ahead. i'm working at home today and I'm using gmail and i forgot
to do reply all.
On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Sam Johnston <samj at samj.net> wrote:
> Great suggestion - do you have a problem with my putting this back on the
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 2:13 PM, Andrew de Andrade <
andrew at deandrade.com.br>
>> There's a bunch of open source management consoles that it may be
>> worth reaching out to in order tog et them on board if they aren't
>> there was a fourth I knew of, but I can't remember the name of it at the
>> Projects such as Puppet could also be included.
>> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Sam Johnston <samj at samj.net> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 1:14 PM, Andrew de Andrade
>> > <andrew at deandrade.com.br>
>> > wrote:
>> >> I wouldn't too much about standardizing user experience interfaces. If
>> >> a standard API interface is created, an open source interface that
>> >> works with any standard API cloud is sure to come about.
>> > True - it's not even so much about standardising the interface as
>> > lowering
>> > the barrier to entry. If you can "explore" it as a developer or power
>> > user
>> > via a web browser and then it behaves the same way for your code (same
>> > URLs,
>> > relationships, etc. - just different as in native renderings) that's a
>> > big
>> > win for lowering the barrier to entry.
>> > It's also one less thing for providers to build separately, and means
>> > that
>> > web consoles will have both the freedom to innovate/differentiate while
>> > also
>> > looking & feeling somewhat similar. Currently there's a mishmash of
>> > flash,
>> > ajax & html consoles that present a [human] barrier to migration.
>> > I agree that this should be a distant second priority, but if we can
>> > have it
>> > for free then we may as well (and it ought to keep the XML camp happy
>> > too).
>> > Sam
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