I think we should include at least a license in projects tables.
My proposition is, make a project name an URL to project page, and replace links section with license. Platform might be useful too.
- I agree! Sounds good. We have to have a page for each "thing" anyway, sooner or later, in order to use categories etc.
- A bit off-topic, but I further think we need a new approach to managing data like projects, websites, people etc. alltogether. While MediaWiki is great for encyclopedia-like content, it's not too good with database-like content. I've come across Semantic MediaWiki Extension which seems ideal, and I've also asked CyberShadow about it.
- In short, Semantic MediaWiki would allow us to have queryable properties for each page, something like a "database layer", and then have pages with "views" into it. We could then have a page like "Stable cross-platform open source projects and framworks" or "Stable and Experimental Projects for Linux" or "Open source projects looking for help" etc. — all without any data duplication and just achieved using simple queries. We could also provide better cross-linking so that you can see all projects a certain developer is involved in, which can be a great way of finding new projects that has a certain style you like, without making every person or project into a Category or without manually construcing that list for each developer, which is boung to be out-of-sync. There's also custom forms, filter-by-property-search, map views (nice for DUGs, events etc?) and more.
- We can still reorganise and add data now, of course, whether we use Semantic Mediawiki or not in the future. I say add the licenses and make the changes you proposed! My 2¢ --Kraybit (talk) 00:13, 26 November 2012 (CET)