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Re: [school-discuss] Updated Coalition Procedures - Members sign up here

The intent of asking for information here is to ensure that members have had an opportunity to review the updated procedures, and for clarity as to what the source of the members list will be. 
On 12/4/06, Michael Viron <mviron@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I must again mention something regarding the narrow definition of "FLOSS" on the website which seems to indicate that "free / open resources" are not welcome as members of schoolforge.  This is in direct contradiction to the founding principles which allowed for those projects that provide web-based open resources which may or may not include providing a copy of the underlying "software" that powers the site.
Also, this email also mentions providing information to define a "new members list", which I thought was the purpose of the original questionaire sent out on August 14th.  The request also seems to conflict with the other message entitled "Member Responses" which also asks for similar information, and with the email of November 24th (asking for members to review the information originally provided).
Can you please clarify the intent of asking for information on the projects under this email also?
Thank you,
Michael Viron
President & CEO, General Education Online, A Schoolforge Founding Member
President & CEO, International Education Resources, A General Education Online Organization

From: owner-schoolforge-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto: owner-schoolforge-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Justin
Sent: Monday, December 04, 2006 12:27 PM
To: schoolforge-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [school-discuss] Updated Coalition Procedures - Members sign up here

The SchoolForge coalition procedures have been updated, please take a look at http://www.schoolforge.net/coalitionprocedures
An important aspect of this update is aligning SchoolForge with efforts at Schoolforge-UK, through embracing the definition of FLOSS ( http://www.schoolforge.org.uk/index.php/FLOSS ) that has served them well as they have clearly established themselves as the grass roots organisation to deal with over using Free/Open Source Software in schools and colleges. 
A couple comments..
"Management of the coalition website itself will be the responsibility of one of the member groups, which might be its contribution to the coalition."
For this, I will eventually get http://visioninit.com going as a member group that focuses on assisting FLOSS projects on user interface, graphics design, technical  and promotional aspects.  For now, I'm going to focus on SchoolForge and getting the systems in place there. 
To define a new members list, I am requesting a response to this message, sharing the name of the project contact, project, and URL.  (To share more details or to discuss various project efforts, please use the thread entitled "Member responses" (which should have been titled questionnaire responses))