Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Re: Fleabyte, getting somewhere?
Thanks, Peter, for your supporting efforts! I hope they will bear fruit by
gradually getting more people involved. (01)
Doug knows that I would like to see Fleabyte (under this or any other name) to
become proper part of the Bootstrap effort so that with his authority behind it
it will have a better chance to do the job. (02)
There are still many development steps to go through, slowly, step-by-step:
Transfer to the Bootstrap server.
(Change ownership to the Institute for assured(?) permanence.)
Change to modern mark-up language with a separate stylesheet in line with W3C
recommendations and for greater efficiency.
Development of various routes toward accessing archive content; the contents
page(s) is are are the journal in the journal, i.e. the access operating
Automated paragraph identification (purple numbers).
Attracting volunteers; technical operations, section editors, writers (after
first attracting a managing editor to nurture this part of the operation).
Somewhere along the line funding will be needed to pay key technical maintenance
people and for editorial assignments. (03)
Well, plenty of ambition, but, of course, far, very far from certain we can make
Things are getting a bit interesting at this point as content begins to embrace
more about the "human system." Trick is to stay within my limited competence. (05)
Again, thanks for your kind comments, (06)
"Peter P. Yim" wrote: (08)
> Congratulations, Henry, for Fleabyte's placing near the top* in Google's
> Your tenacity in contributing to the cause sets an example to us all.
> [* as of this viewing "Fleabyte" is ranked 7 in Google's E-zines category,
> right behind "The Register", "Slashdot", "Byte", "Computerworld", "Intel
> Developer Update" and "TidBITS".]
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Henry K van Eyken" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Doug Engelbart - Bootstrap Institute" <DOUG@BOOTSTRAP.ORG>;
> <COPPERNOLL@bootstrap.org>; "Peter P. Yim" <email@example.com>; "Mei Lin
> Fung" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Shinya Yamada" <email@example.com>; "Jack
> Park" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Eugene Eric Kim" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 6:47 AM
> Subject: Fleabyte, getting somewhere?
> > I haven't the foggiest just what this means, but it is kind of nice to
> > see Fleabyte pretty high on this Google listing:
> > Maybe that by pulling together we can help make Fleabyte a true asset in
> > promoting Doug's cause, the Institute and the Alliance.
> > Henry
> > P.S. For some more (meagre) credentials, look for the words Fleabyte and
> > (especially) Wormhole on this page:
> > http://www.falcons-nest.co.uk/EDU.txt
> > (09)