It would be useful to have some sort of "activeness" indicator(s) for a project. For example, is the project still being developed and/or supported? Are there future releases planned? I'm thinking of the situation where you see a project that hasn't been touched for say 2 years. It would be ...
It would be nice to have a "follow" function that would allow me to subscribe to a project and receive notifications of updates, releases, discussions and so on. This could help to increase activity, and perhaps more importantly, community, around a project.
Perhaps a daily or weekly digest might ...
Project owners should be able to define the tasks they need help with.
These open tasks should be displayed in each project and/or a global list accessible via the home page.
OpenNTF should provide on request two databases hosted on an OpenNTF development server.
In one database contributors can do the actual development, share code and try the app over HTTP.
A second database (wiki or discussion) can be used to manage internal project information, e.g. specs.
My current username is not my real name, since the correct one is connected to an old email address which I cannot access any longer.
It would be nice that my email is unique identifier, and that I would be able to change my name whenever I want to.
add field there we can list which techniques have been used building this app
Projects should have a donate button so that consumers can donate money to the project contributors (e.g. via credit card, paypal, ...).
I've never understood the word 'testimonials' within a project. I think everybody knows about writing reviews.
I would love to see a place where people can download:
Thanks for considering my idea.
Should not be hard to realize, it helps users a bit to download a application easier.
Often I abandon looking at an otherwise promising OpenNTF project because there's no screenshot or no documentation.
Sometimes I'll be looking for an upgrade to something that I'm already using. In those cases, I'm actually in a position to provide a working screenshot or a "review" or other documentation. ...
Quote from http://openntf.org/Internal/home.nsf/dx/About_openNTF:
I'd like to see some sort of brief description which tells me what the Apache license means and what the GPL license means.
When I go to the download page I see the two categories but I've got no idea what they "really" mean, or what the difference ...
Get a notification if a new project is created under a selected app category predefined in user profile
Get a notification of a new project. It should be possible to enable or disable any notifications. It should be possible to select one or more application categories.
Just like the Lotus Awards / Teamstudio Awards but then for open source projects only. Finalists won't receive prizes, just the honor to get mentioned.
Have a quarterly competition based upon a changing theme.
- write an application that demonstrates the usage of geolocation (Google Maps) in Notes.
- write an application in the category 'personal effectivity'
The theme of the competition should be announced one month before the period ...
On your initial Projects page, the top project on the 'most downloaded' list is a project that hasn't attained a 1.0 release and hasn't been updated in a year. So this one has a popular title, but that's it. ( A Google calendar sync)
A list of Projects by ...
Yes, just like Ideajam. It show's what's hot on OpenNTF...
Alternatively (or additionally) OpenNTF could host some web apps in demo mode live.
It took me a while to even find this page http://openntf.org/Internal/home.nsf/people.xsp on the site. It would be good to:
a) Highlight the owners, chefs, etc in a dedicated page that is easy to find
b) "approved contributor" means nothing unless they have actually contributed code (in fact, ...