[okfn-coord] OK2 planning catchup? less luck with speakers

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Jan 16 11:46:40 UTC 2008

Jonathan Gray wrote:
> jo at frot.org wrote:
>> What about one of the bibliography/repository/citation projects that 
>> Jonny was collaborating on the Library of Congress consultation
>> with? Chances of gettin AaronSW over to London? Or a Talisian?
> Shall we invite Aaron Swartz then?
> I think this would be great but probability quite slight that he'd be 
> able to come out.
> Certainly worth asking though... I know he was going to be coming to UK 
> at some point this year but no recollection when.

I'd already kind of asked him (see below) but we could try again with a 
direct ask but I think it is unlikely. I could certainly ask someone 
from Talis but I am not sure what they are doing on 'Tools and 
Applications' exactly (and someone from there is already signed up for 
an OpenSpace session).


Correspondence with Aaron Schwartz/Jon Phillips:
>> Someone from the team is in UK I believe. I possibly could come and/or
>> > Aaron Swartz...
>> >
>> > Aaron? Who is in the UK?
> Edward is in the UK; he does data processing stuff but isn't involved
> much in the politics..
>> >
>> > Jon
>> >
>> > On Wed, 2007-12-12 at 12:21 +0000, Rufus Pollock wrote:
>>> > > Jon Phillips wrote:
>>>> > > > Maybe this would be a good place to demo openlibrary integration with
>>>> > > > UK/EU code? What do you think?
>>> > >
>>> > > That's a great idea Jon. It would in fact be great if one of the Open
>>> > > Library guys were able to make it over to present at the event (we have
>>> > > very limited funding (for limited read zero  :)  ) for travel stuff at the
>>> > > moment so I've held back on asking but maybe I should see if they would
>>> > > be able to make it under their own steam in any way ...
>>> > >
>>> > > ~rufus

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