[okfn-help] Software Club Proposal #1 (Draft #1) WAS: KForge community development

John Bywater john.bywater at appropriatesoftware.net
Fri Jun 19 12:04:09 BST 2009

Excellent. Have put this up on the wiki (see 'Covering Letter'):

Have removed proposals from the club page, and linked to the prospectus:

Does anybody have any other comments about this?

Best wishes,


Rufus Pollock wrote:
> I think this is nice but if we are, e.g., thinking of writing to
> people on kforge-user I think we want a pretty simple 1 para intro
> explaining what's going on with the detail as further reading below
> the fold. For example:
> <quote>
> For the last 4 years the costs of developing KForge have been borne
> Open Knowledge Foundation in association with the ASF.
> In order to support the development of KForge into the future we are
> now creating a KForge "software club" as a mechanism for sharing the
> costs of development and guiding that process. (We should emphasize
> that KForge will, of course, remain open-source software.)
> [might then include some of the sharing section here ...]
> Please take a look at the club proposal outlined below and let us know
> what you think.
> </quote>
> Regards,
> Rufus

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