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SEUL: Re: hosting the General Education Online project


What ever happened with this?

On Thu, 29 Apr 1999 20:54:32 EDT, Roger Dingledine <arma@mit.edu> wrote:
> http://wsdo.sao.uwf.edu/~geo/ is a list of links to an enormous number of
> higher educational institutions, worldwide. I have been speaking with the
> author (cc'ed on this mail), and he wants to have seul host this list.
> Apparently this list is more comprehensive than yahoo's, and yahoo is
> generally pretty slow at updating (and has refused to incorporate this
> link into theirs. Yay corporate tactics.) I've discussed some ways of
> saving time in maintaining the list, but it would still be very handy
> to have some more maintainers, ideally representatives from each area
> around the world who have more clue about the institutions there.
> An interesting addition that we pondered was adding a ranking or scoring
> for each institution, to show their official opinion about Linux, or how
> widespread use of Linux is at the institution, or some similar metric.
> The idea hasn't been fleshed out very far yet, but it could turn into an
> extremely valuable resource for Linux advocates, for local LUGs looking
> for a group to hook up with, or for users looking for clueful Linux people
> in their local area.
> Anyway, it might get a name-change (suggestions very much appreciated) so
> it doesn't conflict as much with the drgeo project, and it might live under
> www.seul.org/edu/ or it might be geo.seul.org (or whatever the new name
> would be). Probably the latter, since it will be getting lots of frequent
> updates if it works out.
> I could probably get some of Debian or the SPI to help out, since they
> seem to think that Linux advocacy is a good idea even though they spend
> so little time on it.
> Comments, questions, concerns?