[okfn-discuss] openMilton and outreach
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Thu Apr 3 21:03:58 UTC 2008
Iain Emsley wrote:
> I thought I'd let people know that I've contacted a professor at my old
> university who has an interest in Milton to get his feedback and
> thoughts on what would be useful for him or his students / colleagues as
> well. I'll let the list know if and when I get any reply.
Good news! I look forward to seeing what the outcome is.
I generally think that touching base with those involved in
teaching/research relevant to open knowledge projects is a good thing.
What about creating advisory boards? One for Open Milton, one for Open
Shakespeare? I've been meaning to post on the SHAKSPER.NET list for a
while. I will do this ASAP.
I was speaking with several people at OKCon about working with
academics, researchers, teachers etc. to build wish lists of features
for projects like Open Shakespeare/Milton - to help determine what kinds
of things would be most useful/valuable to those 'on the ground'.
> A thought (and this was tangentially raised in one of the downstairs
> sessions at OkCon) but is there any place where all the various outreach
> activities are placed so that effort isn't duplicated or that volunteers
> can find out what various plans are or might be?
There are several places. For documenting communications (mostly to do
with OKD + buttons), I've started to use:
For general 'to do' items, see:
For project specific 'to do' items, you can see the projects' trac
Is any of this what you were after? It would be good to sit down and
take a fresh look at this sort of thing.
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