Please note: This article is deprecated in favor of a new design thus the contents are not coherent with current plans. Here are some proposed software components that form the cornerstones of Consudev:

Current plansEdit

Old plansEdit


Sorry, no downloadables yet.

Now the real question what is the function/responsibility of each cornerstone, and how do they interrelate. There are preliminary plans also in The Planned Features Page on what goes where.

Content WikiEdit

  • Interface and storage of Facts in Wikicode

Opinion WikiEdit

Implements most of the functions of The Consumerium Exchange - Interface, storage, archiving and valuation of popularity for Opinions in Wiki code and ConsuML

The Consumerium VaultEdit

  • Certification Authority
  • Verification, Authentication, Audit, Storage and Interface to ConsuML information (except for the information handled by TCE)
  • Interfaces with XML datasources like GEPIR
  • Information in TCE and Content wiki is matched according to backend information

Delivery EngineEdit

  • Fetches, delievers (and caches when applicable) Advertisement Videos and Informational Videos and keeps track of views for billing purposes
  • Merges and delievers information from The Content Wiki, The Consumerium Exchange and The Consumerium Vault + sensitive price data from Point-of-Sale systems and performs formatting, selection and transformation according to the preferences of the consumer
  • Provides OCR services to the consumers, for point-and-click access to information about products

See also:

  • Licenses - For speculation about licenses used
  • Links - For links to tech resources