[Open-Legislation] Open Legislation communication tools

James McKinney james at opennorth.ca
Mon Dec 2 16:36:24 UTC 2013

It's not a question of content. This list is simply not the popular one for the topics of legal informatics and open legislation. Here are some that fill that role for me:


I would focus on "what does the OKF Open Legislation Working Group want to do?" and center conversations around that. Maybe a more critical question is, does the Working Group have anyone to lead/do the work that the group chooses to focus on?


On 2013-12-02, at 11:08 AM, Francis Davey wrote:

> 2013/12/2 Clemens Wass <clemens at wass.at>
> Is it a question of content or is the mailing list an outdated tool for discussions (sorry, no offence towards all those who have started this group; I know that many open source groups still rely on the good old mailing list, but just wanted to ask). Would you prefer a blog/wiki or rather a discussion group like in LinkedIn?
> Please let me know! Any proposals are highly welcome!
> Two thoughts: (i) you could provide a steer on what sort of things are going to be discussed/you want discussed; (ii) and also some idea what sort of people might be on list. 
> Mailing lists are like all such media a compromise. Too little traffic and they aren't much use, too much and we have to unsubscribe or face overfull inbobxes.
> At the moment it seems a bit write only, but that is something that could change.
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