The Networked Forge

http://oss2008.di.unimi.it/presentations/barahona.pdf
http://oa.upm.es/3587/2/INVE_MEM_2008_55835.pdf

The key of this proposal is to re-engineer forges as a net of distributed components which can be composed and configured according to the needs of users, using a combination of web 2.0, semantic web and mashup technologies. This approach is flexible enough to accommodate different development processes, while at the same time interoperates with current facilities