[discuss] Updated Web site

Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 01:23:47 UTC 2014

Dear Steering Committee, Adiel and others,

Many thanks for the progressive steps into creating diverse channels of
communication and discussion. Without a doubt, we are still in early stages
and there will be teething as evidence by the number of responses within
this thread. Firstly, I must congratulate the Admin on creating a
discussion board, fantastic initiative. Wikis and confluence would also be
helpful in taking discussions or ideas from the email list or discussion
board to developing submissions etc. It is also helpful to ensure that when
things get summarised that they include both the majority view and the
minority view. This is where the human resource tasked with synthesising
the document and it will mean hard work. Without a doubt, the capable
members of the steering committee who have generously volunteered their
time will be able to do that efficiently. It might help if they do this
weekly and post the summary weekly allowing others to build on it.

On the diplo platform there is a feature called hypertexting which allows
people to build on living documents and it is a really cool feature. If we
are also able to have something like this installed allowing for live
documents and people to comment on it in real time, provided they already
have log in features, it would be really awesome!

Thank you for this initial summary and for the progressive efforts. They
are appreciated.

Kind Regards,

On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 1:13 PM, Andrew Sullivan <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 04, 2014 at 10:22:11PM +0400, Adiel Akplogan wrote:
> > On 2014-02-04, at 22:06 PM, Andrew Sullivan <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com>
> wrote:
> > > Does this mean that to send remarks to the discussion, one needs to
> > > log into the forum?
> >
> > Yes Andrew that is what it means. Thanks.
> I see others claim not, and apparently my message got through, so I'll
> try again this way until it fails.
> I just went to the forum (perhaps amusingly, attempting to get to
> http://1net.org simply timed out) to see whether there were things I
> didn't see in my INBOX.  The only thing I could see was a note about
> website support and suggestions (none of the discussion I saw on the
> list today was there, for instance).  I didn't log in or create an
> account.  I sure hope one doesn't need to log in to read posts in the
> forum.
> For what it's worth, I think the chances that I'm going to go to some
> special web forum to have any kind of discussion on any topic are
> pretty near zero.  (I have occasionally, when forced to do it, used
> such forum systems for technical support.)  I already have far too
> much volume of communication, and there is little chance I'm going to
> learn a new interface just for this purpose.  There are doubtless
> people who will be delighted that I've at last gone quiet, so at least
> that goal will have been achieved.
> Best regards,
> Andrew
> --
> Andrew Sullivan
> ajs at anvilwalrusden.com
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