Thanks for important perspective on developing KM. Here is some feedback...
Jack Park wrote:
> As always, citations to your web pages provide an enormous amount of insight
> into the way you think. It is always a valuable exercise that you provide
> us pointers.
> On the page listed below, you discuss the following:
> On 000601 Curt Carlson, CEO of SRI, is not convinced that Open
> Source is the strongest strategy for developing the DKR.
> Above that quote on that page you relate:
> HyperScope and OHS will be Open-Source development for clear and
> 620406 - compelling reasons, stemming from the scale and rate of evolution
> 620407 - needed, and from the number of collaborative communities which need
> 620408 - be involved, PRO-ACTIVELY
> Then, you say:
> 620410 - This is weak.
> And you follow with:
> 620425 - Has the study been done; does it show compelling evidence that
> 620426 - supports open source development?
> It is nice to be able to peruse your thoughts out in the public and to do so
> in a calm, collected manner in which one has the time to sort out the
> *meanings* (whatever that means) of statements in your personal journal. I
> wish we could all be that open with our thoughts.
> My take is that this is the collected thoughts of an individual carrying the
> baggage of a personal bias towards open source. Nothing in the listed
> citations pays hommage to the fact that thousands of individuals all over
> the world came together to build Linux, an operating system that, indeed,
> has the likes of Microsoft behaving in ways that are terribly
> unprofessional, much like politicians who are trying to win office. Nowhere
> do you cite any of the really important projects ongoing world wide that are
> improving the lot of computer scientists, not to mention moms on the
> internet doing their shopping and so forth.
> For all of this to make complete sense, ultimately, your thoughts need to be
> blended with those of others, not by email, but in a massively similar web
> space. That way, we can all make sense of all of our biases.
> What, in your judgement would constitute *compelling evidence*? Does the
> fact that several dotcoms devoted to open source got great press, not to
> mention a lot of wall street interest, do that? If not, then what?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Rod Welch <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000 7:33 AM
> Subject: Plan for HyperScope-OHS launch and development
> > Doug,
> > Sounds like things are falling into place on your project. Please see my
> > with a few links to your submission, as requested.....
> > http://www.welchco.com/sd/08/00101/02/00/10/25/095632.HTM#A4U2
> > There is a post script on your social event. I think Henry may try to
> stop by
> > while he is in town, so I may get to meet him then.
> > Thanks.
> > Rod
> > Doug Engelbart - Bootstrap Institute wrote:
> > >
> > > Via the first basic AUGMENT-to-HTML translation process put together by
> > > I've installed a recent draft at
> > >
> > > <http://www.bootstrap.org/a2h/BI/2120.html>
> > >
> > > There are a few translation details which could be fixed, but basically
> it does
> > > what I'd looked for.
> > >
> > > Eugene adjusted the URL "naming" to mirror what we use in AUGMENT, where
> > > link address is <BI,2120,> -- i.e. it was submitted to the "BI" Journal,
> > > it was given the permanet access number of "2120".
> > >
> > > And, <BI,2120,3> would cite the "Phase-2" Branch within AUGMENT --
> and that
> > > part of the HTML version would similarly be cited with the URL
> > > <http://www.bootstrap.org/a2h/BI/2120.html#3>
> > >
> > > We might make adjustments to this "BI/2120.html" file, but the intent
> would be
> > > that none of the content, structure, or "Location Numbering" would
> change. And
> > > it undoubedly will be superceded with updated versions; and also
> supported by
> > > other planning documents regarding deeper details and/or modifications
> to this,
> > > and also plans associaed with other phases of the larger Bootstrap
> > >
> > > So I invite dialog about this plan to make use of links to the specific
> > > locations being discussed.
> > >
> > > And note that we'd like to translate quite a few of the AUGMENT
> reference files
> > > into this browser-accessible form. E.g., a full series of User Guides.
> > >
> > > Doug
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