This page is effectively brainstorming, for ideas for demo or application of Akara. For ideas for improving the base of the project itself, see feature requests in the Akara issue tracker.
Port some tedious XSLT, such as vdv's RELAX NG simplifier to the Python dispatcher.
A CMIS end-point, perhaps around Moin
A simple app to generate Sam Ruby's interactive SVG pie chart example
Tools from Utility Mill
Web service for the Porter Stemming algo (see also http://utilitymill.com/utility/Porter_Stemming_Algorithm )
Wrappers for Sunlight Labs Projects
Fun with all those NYTimes open data projects:
Keep an eye on developments in DSpace: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg05502.html
Fronting the awful Web browse/search of the US National archives:
http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/ (Try search for "Maria von Trapp")
A mashup with OpenLibrary
Something with FriendFeed's SUP: http://blog.friendfeed.com/2008/08/simple-update-protocol-fetch-updates.html
Implement a completer for "holey bags" and mention to Ed Summers (re: twitter/@edsu 'nice to hear about chronopolis/meta-archive use bagit ; more context about BagIt in @ashenfelder 's dlib article http://is.gd/45upw #pasig09'
Something with the World Bank API
Something with the guardian open platform
Something with LCSH download
Demo of using Amara to drive messaging over the wire over beanstalk? http://www.saltycrane.com/blog/2008/10/installing-beanstalkd-and-pybeanstalk-ubuntu/
Some basic XML corpus status a la SIMILE Gadget
Check support (in core+extensions) for Steve Ball's XSLT Standard Library