[Geowanking] A New Home For Geowanking
punk.kish at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 07:05:56 PST 2008
The new Geowanking --
"ΠΑ ΒΩ ΚΑΙ ΧΑΡΙΣΤΙΩΝΙ ΤΑΝ ΓΑΝ ΚΙΝΗΣΩ ΠΑΣΑΝ."
"Give me a place to stand and with a lever I will wank the whole world."
-- Archimedes, in the Doric speech of Syracuse
On 11/5/08, Brady Forrest <brady at oreilly.com> wrote:
> Joshua has been quietly looking for a good home for Geowanking for a while.
> He approached O'Reilly and we have agreed to support the list.
> I'd like to thank Joshua for starting the list and helping the community
> grow. He's put in a lot of time and energy for us. Thanks!
> O'Reilly is invested in the geospace. Where 2.0 is one of our strongest
> conferences and I consider the geowanking community to be the conference's
> primary constituent. So when we were asked to take on the list it was an
> obvious yes to me. We want to support this community and help it grow.
> What does this mean?
> * Later today or tomorrow we will be moving the list to O'Reilly servers.
> * The domain will change. Joshua is keeping http://burri.to, but is giving
> us geowanking.org. The new list address will be geowanking at geowanking.org
> * The archives and your subscriptions are intact, but you may need to reset
> your user password and digest settings.
> * The archives will still be public.
> * Please mail me for admin or other issues about the list. Laura Painter, an
> O'Reilly employee, has spent a lot of time on this (thanks!). She'll be
> monitoring the list for technical hiccups.
> What about the future? We've got a couple of ideas for how to support the
> community and I would love to hear your thoughts on them. I've been thinking
> that a planet installation on geowanking.org would be great. Any others?
> Brady Forrest
> O'Reilly Radar Team
> p: 206-428-7666
> e: brady at oreilly.com
> w: http://radar.oreilly.com
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