Documenting projects is a very important and complex issue, especially for the Fab Lab Network!
During the years, there have been several meetings, workshops, e-mail threads, private messages, publications, software on the topic, but mostly they have been separated. This thread is for mapping and discussing all the documentation efforts so far, in order also to discuss how to improve the Project section in Fablabs.io
If you find something that’s missing, please add them below, this is just a first starting point!
FabXMLA data format called FabXML has been developed on GitHub:
It is the result of a workshop, documented here (in French):
FabMLThe FabXML format above is actually based on the previously proposed FabML format, developed by @trox, Anu Määttä and Harmen Zijp in two papers:
- “Developing open & distributed tools for Fablab project documentation”
- “A Next Step Towards FabML: A narrative for knowledge sharing use cases in Fab Labs”
Fabble.ccHiroya Tanaka and Mozilla Japan have been working on a project documentation platform called [Fabble.cc](http://fabble.cc/), which is open source:
An example of its data format can be seen here: