This file is for you to describe the isitopen application.

Installation and Setup

Make sure you are in the same directory as this file.

Install isitopen using easy_install:

easy_install .

Make a config file as follows:

paster make-config isitopen config.ini

Tweak the config file as appropriate and then setup the application:

paster setup-app config.ini

Then you are ready to go. Run the application with (for example):

paster serve config.ini


v0.4 2010-02-22

A big release and system is now v1.0b (all key required features are implemented).

  • User accounts with login and registration
  • Enquiry interrupt and resume for login/registration
  • Enquiry resolution
  • Obfuscate email addresses in public WUI (ticket:257)

v0.3 2009-10-20

  • Improve response and threading support (including notifications)
  • Admin interface

v0.2 2009-07-15

  • Email backend functional but quite raw
  • Significant development of domain model
  • Rudimentary response and threading support

v0.1 2009-04-10

  • Basic webapp with enquiry and message creation (but no email backend)
  • Content for front page, about, guide


  • Rufus Pollock <rufus [at] rufuspollock [dot] org>
  • Nick Stenning <nick [at] whiteink [dot] com>
  • Jenny Molloy
  • Peter Murray-Rust
  • Andrew Gruen


The code is copyright (c) 2006-2009 Open Knowledge Foundation.

The code is open and licensed under the GNU Affero GPL v3.0: