Ben O'Steen wrote:
> 2008/8/22 David Kane <[log in to unmask]>:
>> I use EPrints, which is great.
>> Do look out for Microsoft's offering though, which is in the pipeline. It
>> will be free. Of course It will need to run on a Windows server and will be
>> optimised for SQL Server.
> Er.. it will *only* run on the most recent SQLServer - their repo is a
> shim on top of SQLServers native XPath handling system, as far as I
> could make out. From talking to them, they seem to have convinced a
> SQLServer that it is really an RDF triplestore, and have added a few
> gui things on top.
> My actual advice to the first poster however, is that if you have no
> resources (money and/or time) then don't bother with an IR - it will
> require time, effort and probably money. If you feel up to putting in
> that time and effort, then fantastic, but don't be mislead that it
> won't suck up your time.
I should have clarified... we have time to support and grow it, but not
time to program it (since we don't have any programmers). Also, we plan
on having money in the future, but we need to get something up and
running now in order to convince the people with money to provide it to
us for this purpose. Kind of a chicken and an egg thing.
> Ben O'Steen
> Software Engineer,
> Oxford University
>> David Kane
>> Systems Librarian
>> Waterford Institute of Technology
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