Quality Control Form - Sakai Demonstrator Project

Tool Name: Map Mashup Developer(s): Xiaobo Yang

Description of Tool Map Mashup: a tool for presenting data overlays on Yahoo map. A Web 2.0 tool.
Origin of Tool Grid Technology Group, CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory
Agreement with original Authors (please state process and nature of agreement) Tool developed under Sakai VRE Demonstrator project. Uses Yahoo maps for which a key is required.
License applicable Sere Yahoo Map service
Platform used (please tick) JetSpeed2: uPortal: x GridSphere: Liferay: eXo: CHEF (OGCE): Sakai: x StringBeans: Other:
Integration Technology used (please tick) JSR-168: WSRP: OKI OSID Service API: Other: JSP and iFrame
In repository? Status: in demonstrator Download: no
With OMII? (note discussions with OMII and status Status:
With Sakai? (note discussions with Sakai and status Status: evaluation
Integration signed off by Rob Allan
Date 8/2/07

Description of work undertaken during porting:

Problems encountered:

Ongoing support issues:

Tool use case:

Users can create one or more data files and upload them to a special area of the ``Resources'', e.g. ``Resources/Maps''. These could be used in a similar way to the ``Presentation'' tool, e.g. the user goes into the ``Map'' tool and selects which of these dara sets to overlay on the map.

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Help information for tool users:

Yahoo Map uses the geo-vocabulary from the W3C Semantic Web Interest Group, see http://www.w3.org/2003/01/geo/. This is combined with RSS 2.0 and Dublin Core.





Rob Allan 2007-02-08