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PROJECT ENTRY: GAUDIYA GRANTHA MANDIRA

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Gaudiya Grantha Mandira

Updated
Jan 14th 2007 - 20:05 GMT
Available at
http://www.granthamandira.org/
Opened
January 2001 / January 2002
Abstract
A repository of hundreds of searchable e-texts of important and often rare Sanskrit and Bengali texts that belong to the Caitanya Vaisnava tradition. Online since January 2001, I've participated since January 2002.
Md tasks
• Technical solutions
• Text input
Assistance
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Tasks you can help with:
    » Text input
Status
Active. Some functionality disabled due to outdated code since June 2006. I am working on a new site engine. The editors have kindly sent some of the incoming donations my way to support the work.

Related news:
    » Grantha Mandira redeveloped!
Priority
0.8  ·  Rate this project: Recommend priority.
Future
The site engine needs to be re-coded from a scratch. A new XML-based "root text format" needs to be developed. Full text search engine needs to be employed. I have a production schema for the new engine I need to start working on.
Requirements
A good deal of time. This is a project that should be given a grant for for editing as well as development work.
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What you can do to help

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Text input

Date Jan 19th 2007 - 09:50 GMT
Updated Jan 19th 2007 - 09:50 GMT
Description Gaudiya Grantha Mandira hasn't seen its limits yet. There are many, many more texts you could key in. You can key in texts you have in your library, or we can look into providing you content to key in.
Requirements Familiarity with Sanskrit or Bengali script, knowledge of a transliteration scheme of choice.
Helpful A degree of familiarity with the languages that allows you to spot and correct mistakes in the original text.
More info -
Interested? Contact and let me know!





Related News

A total of 1 news and updates related to this project entry have been posted.

Gaudiya Grantha Mandira : Grantha Mandira redeveloped!

Date
Jun 10th 2007 - 05:07 GMT  ·  Updated: Jun 10th 2007 - 05:08 GMT
Available at
Description
The Gaudiya Grantha Mandira has, since a long time, been running on an old, unworthy site engine that hasn't had the flexibility to be adapted to all our needs. Moreover, some aspects of the outdated code just fell to pieces last autumn with a software update, leaving some aspects of the site unusable.

The phoenix is rising from the ashes at last. A new and wonderful Gaudiya Grantha Mandira is in the works, and a great deal of functionality is already online! Please take it for a test drive and send us your precious feedback.
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