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Future Plans


Image support for BDF
As of 2023, Baseprint software does not support images.
BaseprintPress available as a GitHub Action
A new website in a new subdomain under that uses BaseprintPress.
E-publication of the Maggi paper
Sabino Maggi is the first pilot user interested in publishing a Baseprint document.
Document succession resolver service launch
A web API that resolves a DSI to all the SWHIDs for each of the snapshots by querying the Software Heritage Archive and GitHub. It needs to use OpenSSH to verify SSH signatures.
In-browser client-side BDF-to-HTML rendering
Calls the resolver service. Websites can use it without having to generate content server-side or statically.
DOI-DSI upgrade available
A DOI registrar that can mint a DOI for a DSI if an author requests.