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Re: [seul-edu] AUC Status

David Moore wrote:

> Hi all,
> Since there seem to be a lot of new people on this list, I figured I would
> reintroduce myself and give a brief status report on my software project,
> Authenticated User Community (AUC).  It was only one year ago that I was a
> high school student myself, so I can definitely relate to the stuggle of
> pro-Linux students against unfriendly administration.

I know what you meen there. When they don't have their coffee, look out! :-)

> Anyway, AUC (http://auc.sourceforge.net) is a project that seeks to
> develop a web-based application for use in a school to facilitate the
> exchange of ideas amongst students and teachers.  It covers a lot of
> ground, including web-based email, online assignments, online document
> sharing, distance learning, personalized portals, and online calendars.
> Check out the web-page for more information, use the demo, or download a
> copy (it's GPL).  I'm hoping that some of you may want to help with
> development (C and SQL knowledge are helpful).

I would try it out on my home network but there is only one problem: I have
postgreSQL instead of MySQL. It took me a whole day of my small one week march
break to set it up so I  don't really want to replace it with MySQL.

> Here is my current status:
> I am hoping to put out version 0.6.3 in a week or so.  I have made a lot
> of progress integrating XML into AUC since the last version.  I am now
> using XML for the configuration file format, and will use it for a lot of
> internal functions.  This will pave the way for eventual use of EduML
> within AUC.  For 0.6.3, I will also have an online configuration tool that
> will make AUC significantly easier to administrate.
> Thanks for your interest.
> Regards,
> David Moore

Kevin Brown.

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>   David Moore       California Institute of Technology
>  <dcm@acm.org>     http://www.ugcs.caltech.edu/~dmoore
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