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==What?==
 
==What?==

Revision as of 15:01, 11 August 2010

Project Identification using QR Codes


Members samthetechie
QR code


ToDo

1. Enable links to external images to allow images hosted on an external website (e.g. the QR codes) to be displayed: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Linked_images#External_image_syntax

1.1 Less secure way: allow all images http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgAllowExternalImages

1.2 more secure way: all images from this site: http://chart.apis.google.com/ http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgAllowExternalImagesFrom

2. Add this the Extension to embed RSS feeds: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:RSS

3. Identify a couple more projects in the hackspace + print trial QR labels for them.

4. Buy Robert a beer for improving the Project Template Code

What?

Projects

Attach printed-out QR codes to each project. That QR code will contain a link to the relevant project page on the wiki.

Equipment

Attach printed-out QR codes to each piece of equipment: usage log, datasheets, consumable (e.g. blades, drill bits) order codes / suppliers.

Where?

Project boxes and projects in the hackspace.

When?

With any luck from 4th August onwards. I will print out a test batch.

Why?

This will facilitate collaboration as everyone can then find the most relevant wiki page for that project quickly.

Who?

Current project collaborators: samthetechie

How?

I will use the google charts API (credit to jonty for the recommend). That will generate the QR code images.