[Baypiggies] Do you think this would be cool open source?

Alison Chaiken alchaiken at gmail.com
Thu May 7 22:19:09 CEST 2009


Glen Jarvis writes:
> I propose that a single barcode per user or entity (e.g., for John Doe
> to have professionally printed on his t-shirt) is created. The format
> of this barcode is URL and points to a specific web address.
[ .  .  .  ]
> Then, the web server can return any amount of data (limited only by
> the practicality of transmitting that data). Additionally, since the
> Web server can run programs, the function of already printed code can
> be extended at any time by the addition of a new program on the web
> server.

Glen, perhaps I've misunderstood you, but your idea sounds a lot like what
touchatag has already implemented:

http://developer.touchatag.com/

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