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[Fwd: Re: [seul-edu] Forming a coalition to promote free and open tools and content in education]

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From: David Bucknell <david@workstation2.isb.ac.th>
To: seul-edu@seul.org
Subject: Re: [seul-edu] Forming a coalition to promote free and open
toolsand   content in education

Well, you're off to a good start.

As I said a bit earlier, I personally think the Web ring thing is not as
as simple page we can mirror on our site and  A LOGO. I'm no artist, but
bet we can find someone to help us with this.

You're right that visitors need to be able to add links, though. Simple
better is all I'm saying; moreover, distributed is better than

Open Source Schools

On Tuesday 27 November 2001 10:45, you wrote:
> OK, a quick hunt around the usual sites hasn't turned up any
> web-ring scripts, but there are enough clues there for me to knock one up
> myself, I'd say. I'd do this in PHP and maybe some JavaScript. So, the
> main question is where would the web ring be hosted. Is SEUL's server OK?
> And while we're at it, are there any special features/functionality that'd
> be good to include?
> Off the top of my head, I see a logo/button on member web pages that takes
> a viewer to a page with a complete listing of all members on it, possibly
> searchable if that is deemed necessary (by topic, language, whatever). And
> a button/link back to where the viewer came from. Links could all be added
> by users (ie they do all the typing), with vetting simply requiring the
> click of a button by whoever is doing the vetting. Again, I can do all
> this in PHP/MySQL or PostgreSQL.
> Other web-rings seem to pass viewers on to another page one at a time (at
> random?). Is this what we need?
> Or are we really looking at a link back to some kind of `World Linux in
> Education Coalition' website?
> Still thinking ...
> Michael
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