Freshmeat becomes Freecode, and how our data is affected

Three things happened recently to affect our Freshmeat collection

1. Freshmeat announced a name change to Freecode.
2. We have an issue (issue #43) that talks about how the trove definitions for Freshmeat are out of date.
3. Freshmeat replaced trove with tagging and we missed the memo

What I've done is as follows:

For issue #1 - decided not to rename our abbreviation for Freshmeat. It will remain "FM".

For issue #2 & 3 - Added a new table to hold the tags associated with a project. It's called fm_projects_tags.

CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `fm_project_tags` (
`project_id` int(11) NOT NULL DEFAULT '0',
`datasource_id` int(11) NOT NULL DEFAULT '0',
`tag_name` varchar(50) NOT NULL DEFAULT '0',
`timestamp` datetime NOT NULL DEFAULT '0000-00-00 00:00:00',
PRIMARY KEY (`project_id`,`datasource_id`,`tag_name`),
KEY `datasource_id_index18` (`datasource_id`)

Added a new release file to hold the data from this table. The new file is called fmProjectTags2011-Nov.txt. Did not remove trove; we are still collecting the trove. Although there is no longer any "trove definition" list that I know of to describe each trove number, so these are not as useful as the "tags". But I'm leaving this alone in the database for historical purposes.

Here is a shot of the tags page for a sample project on Freshmeat, called amms.

Here is a shot of the way the tags look now in our release files (or database table) for that same project (#78922)

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