[okfn-help] Starting an OKF Contact Directory?
lucy.chambers at okfn.org
Thu Nov 3 11:57:32 GMT 2011
OK, I can get this added: I've started an etherpad for it here based
on the most frequent calls that come in to info@ , could people add
what they think needs to go on there and I will get this added:
I don't think we should add all of the projects, that would get a bit
overwhelming, but just the ones people contact us most often about...
One notable point is that I think we should really have a list of
regional mailing lists in order to make this list logical and
comprehensive, and a list of working group mailing lists.
It was decided a while back that we shouldn't redo the front page of
mailman as this would be costly in terms of time. However, one
suggestion that was made was creating a page on a wiki that could
route people to the correct pages along the lines of:
This would require an additional step in the process every time a new
mailing list was created, but I think is probably worth it.
On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Daniel Dietrich
<daniel.dietrich at okfn.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday, 2 November 2011, Nils Toedtmann <nils.toedtmann at okfn.org>
>> +1 I would use it quite often /n
>> On 02/11/11 16:03, Jonathan Gray wrote:
>>> There's a lot of internal manual routing of email around the OKF. This
>>> is partly as info at okfn.org is cited as the main 'contact' address for
>>> loads of different projects. While some manual routing is unavoidable,
>>> I feel that at the moment our setup isn't very efficient. ;-)
>>> What about having a OKF Contact Directory listed at okfn.org/contact
>>> with a list of projects, groups and areas - with a corresponding list
>>> of the relevant contact point, as a nice HTML table? This could be the
>>> project lead, a Working Group coordinator, an email alias or it might
>>> be a public mailing list.
>>> A bit like a mini version of the kind of email directory that you
>>> often find on University websites.
>>> What do people think?
>> See http://nils.toedtmann.net/ for contact details.
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