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Re: [school-discuss] Do Something Dot Org

Hi, Bill.  Could you say more about your suggestion? Would these
"issues" be forwarded to the relevant projects or ... can you explain
your idea more?



On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 1:27 AM, Bill Fitzgerald <bill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello, all,
> We created an install profile with Drupal that could be of use here. It's a
> combination news aggregator and publishing platform that can be used to
> collect and remix content.
> One of the key features that could be helpful is the ability to create
> "Issues" - so, we could create a web tools issue, a desktop tools issue, a
> server admin tools issue, an "open source meets social learning best
> practice" issue, etc.
> Our install profile is, of course, free to acquire, use, install, and
> modify, and is built completely from open source components :)
> Documentation and download links available at
> http://code.funnymonkey.com/doc/voicebox
> Cheers,
> Bill
> On 10/25/2011 10:11 AM, Bryant Patten wrote:
> On Oct 25, 2011, at 11:39 AM, LM wrote:
> If Schoolforge members have resources to help advocate Open Source, the web
> site might be a good place to share them.  For instance, sharing slide shows
> on switching to Open Source via the web or references
> (like http://www.ncose.org/node/3 which was posted to the list a while back)
> can be very helpful.
> Laura -
>  It is ironic that you referenced the Free Software for Schools publication
> because I was just talking with Donna Benjamin (co-creator) about taking it
> down because it is so out of date - it could desperately use the kind of
> project help being discussed in this thread.
> On a positive note, we also discussed creating a Kickstarter project to
> automate the maintenance and PDF publication of this information.  Perhaps
> advertising such an effort could be part of Schoolforge's new information
> mission.
> All the best,
> Bryant Patten
> Executive Director
> The National Center for Open Source and Education
> www.ncose.org


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