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Second day of Nonprofit Technology Conference

The friday started with Esther Dyson’s breakfast talk about the importance of Internet for philanthropy and human interaction. After that we had the Online Publishing and Content Management with Open Source Software session chaired by Ryan Ozimek. Ryan and Usha Venkatachallam of Beaconfire opened the talk by introducing the audience to Open Source Content Management in general and then we...

First day of Nonprofit Technology Conference

The first day of Nonprofit Technology Conference 2005 started with a breakfast session where Mena Trott of Six Apart was telling about community building with blogging tools. Her examples included Save Karyn and the Star Wars Kid raising money through popularity in the weblog world.

Going to NTC

I’m traveling to the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Chicago, USA tomorrow to present Midgard CMS in the Open Source Content Management “SpeedGeeking” session.

Clarifying datagard

I helped Tigert to install Midgard yesterday, and the project was quite non-trivial. The main issues were:

MidCOM indexer setup notes

Here are short notes on how I installed the MidCOM indexer for a client. The client has an intranet site running on Midgard 1.6 and MidCOM 2.1.0 on Red Hat Linux 7.3. Install MidCOM 2.3 Download MidCOM 2.3 and install it: # cd /usr/local/share/midgard/ # wget # tar jxvf MidCOM-2.3.0.tar.bz2 # ln -s /usr/local/share/midgard/MidCOM-2.3.0 /usr/local/share/midgard/midcom Install the PHP Compat...

MidCOM search engine in production

We’ve today moved the MidCOM search tool into production together with the development release 2.3. Some statistics from Torben:

Flight to Turku, and later to Nummijärvi

We visited the city of Turku in west Finland yesterday with the OH-PRT Piper Lance aircraft flown by Ilkka Koho from MIK. The weather was perfect for aviation, and the snowy Finnish countryside looked beautiful. Here’s our home from the air: Tigert has more good pictures. Thanks to Ilkka and Tuomas for inviting us! Nummijärvi Fly-in On saturday we flew...

End of European Democracy?

Against the decision of European Parliament, the EU Council has approved the software patent directive against its own rules. This was a clear example of how big business lobbies can thwart the democratic process, in this case threatening local IT innovation and opening the door to ridiculous US-style intellectual property lawsuits. This is a sad day for the European economic...

Markdown support for Midgard

Midgard CMS has now support for the Markdown text-to-HTML conversion tool. Markdown is an useful tool for writers that allows creation of web content with a simple text syntax. Markdown is available in MidCOM's CVS repository as datatype_markdown. The tool utilizes Michel Fortin's PHP Markdown parser. To use Markdown for a content field in your MidCOM site, edit the datamanager...

Business according to OpenPSA

Design your product or service. This is the single most important step for business success. You should be clear enough about what you offer to be able to explain it in couple of sentences.