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03/03/2005 Meeting Notes

Posted by j, 3/3/05 at 7:04:04 PM.

03/03/2005 Meeting Notes

These notes are a best effort.

Blog your corrections and commentary.


  • LW: Lisa Williams
  • EG: Erica George
  • MM: Matt May
  • MD: Madhu Dahiya, ChaiTeaLatte
  • MW: Mal Watlington Online Conversion & Beyond, Who Really Showed Up for Work Today
  • King
  • WK: Wendy “I’m marrying blogging” Koslow
  • j: j Baumgart
  • SR: Shimon Rura
  • AH: Ann House
  • MW: Mike Walsh
  • LS
  • v
  • MF: Michael Feldman
  • PRW: Peter R. Wood (via IRC)
  • CJ: Critt Jarvis
  • BS: Brett Stilwell
  • TJ: Tim Jarrett
  • JW: Jon Winsor
  • Elliott

There will be no Webcast.



Proposed agenda:

  • Blogging politicians–skipped because the person who wanted to talk about it isn’t here
  • Harvard ABCD Software Development working group & blogging API talk
    • BS: Is there an interest in co-sponsoring lectures? Maybe before a Thursday event?
    • MF: How long do they last?
    • BS: usu they’re as long as they need to be
  • Blogging 101
    • wiki
    • Citizen Schools: blogging presentations, internships for high school students
    • Lisa’s on deck for talking about her podcast video next week
  • Do bloggers need credentials? — skipped ’cause no one was here to talk about it
  • Envisioning the future of weblog software, take 2
    • Old project
    • SR’s look at it
    • MF: Of course, the best ideas are featured in Frassle
    • comments from Envisioning the Future of Weblog Software
    • LW: What’s next? We need people to let us know what they want their software to do. [and something else I totally missed]
    • SR: We need something on the Web for people to look at
    • MF: No because we don’t want to influence people’s thoughts
    • EG: No, we should have a Web page about it
    • MM: better ways to upload files, more elegant ways to handle RSS enclosures
    • LW: one of the problems with using a service with lots of third-party pieces is that something could almost always be broken. That was my experience with Blogger, so I switched to WordPress.
    • someone needs to handle middleware better

    • LW: We own Let’s do something with it.
  • Other proselytizing?
  • Frassle alpha 9a demo?
    • Using Frassle’s content studio to build custom aggregators and RSS feeds
    • SR gave a demo of Frassle and its updated studio
    • WK: It’s cooler than My Yahoo!
  • The art exhibit we need to blog
  • What else?
  • Eat

    • Bombay Club again last week
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