On Oct 11, 9:44 pm, Chaz <cchea...@gmail.com
> It seems that many decisions about the new website are being made
> offline by a group of people that are able to do so in a more
> expedient manner than this online collaboration via Google groups, and
> perhaps at this stage that is the best method for the quick jumpstart
> we need for the or web presence.
> I would however strongly urge everyone to stay diligent and connected
> so that when there is a chance for broader input we in the group will
> be on the same page and ready to jump in. When people do find our
> group with offers of services or support we should have a definite
> route for that information.The offer for Wifi in the park should not
> be lost- If there is no one person or committee to direct that offer,
> we need an answer for him even if it is. "Yes, if you can donate it,
> please do- we will work out specifics as soon as we can". That way we
> will not lose opportunities.
> As for all of the new technologies/offers for resources I think we
> should pick a core set of technologies to roll out and get those up
> and running and make that list known. As our needs grow and as new
> features are requested, and hopefully agreed upon in a GA forum, we
> will be able to implement them.
> I think initial support of sub-action-groups outside of the whole OWS
> initiative (Outreach, Media, etc) should be limited so that the
> momentum of OWS is not diluted. If people come to the new site and
> want to learn about why we are here, it would be a great disservice to
> us all if we are seen only as a platform for special interest groups
> only using OWS as a platform for their own agendas. We are all the
> 99%, not the 5% + 13% + 8.7% etc...
> We look forward to hearing how the most recent internet technology
> meetings went from those that were able to attend.
> Thanks for reading,