[maemo-community] maemo-community Digest, Vol 24, Issue 7

From: Tim tim at samoff.com
Date: Thu Sep 4 00:34:29 EEST 2008

On Wed, 3 Sep 2008 22:44:40 +0200
Jonas Hurrelmann <j at outpo.st> wrote:

> Hello,
> On Wednesday 03 September 2008 17:08:15 Tim wrote:
> > And, hopefully, all of this will be much better integrated once the
> > council is in full-swing -- meaning that it won't matter where one
> > participates, since all of the "pertinent" info will be maintained
> > and disseminated via the council members (who, hopefully, will have
> > time/energy to be active participants in all venues).
> I think some sort of digest is a very good idea.
> It would be great if the council would act as a facilitator and
> aggregator of all maemo.org relevant news and ongoing discussions, as
> I would expect that the council follows all important information
> streams anyway.
> Either a separate blog or just the existing blogs of the council
> members should be used to push important information to the planet,
> as this is in my opinion still the most streamlined way to distribute
> information as it's signal to noise ratio is comparatively high. By
> using a separate blog it would be possible to subscribe to that
> specific feed only, so I would pretty much prefer it this way.
> All the other ways (forum, wiki, IRC, mailing-lists) are usually only
> read by a (distinct) subgroup of the community and I would assume
> that the planet is read by more people and even more when the
> important blog entries have an "official" tag or are contained in a
> separate blog.
> I would claim that this way things like the election process would
> have gained much more attention in a better time frame, as drafts
> could be posted and reviewed by a larger audience.
> Most people don't have time to follow and contribute to the initial
> discussion about such processes but may want to comment when things
> are in a first draft form. But to know the state of such drafts one
> has to follow different information streams which is usually only
> bearable by people involved in the original process.
> Best wishes,


Interesting! I would love to see a Council-run blog.


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