[Fsf-friends] <incom> New FLOSS tool for online groups -
Frederick Noronha (FN)
Wed May 11 13:22:01 IST 2005
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It would be great to see e-lists like these using the new open source
GroupServer tool. Anyone interested?
It mixes a smart e-mail list with a simple web forum with a dash of
online community features.
Here is a post I am sharing around the Net today ...
I blogged the open source release of GroupServer today:
Read up on E-Democracy.Org's involvement with the tool and watch our 20
minute video tour if you want the inside scoop:
Visit the official download site in New Zealand run by GroupSense,
IOPEN and ZYPE:
Those with NGOs and governments interested in promoting additional
core features that serve all of our needs, are invited join a special
Whether it is for many-to-many online deliberative discussions or
government-hosted e-consultations, GroupServer will grow with your
interest and our shared open source participation.
With the support of the UK government's Local E-democracy National
we funded a number of "democratic" GroupServer features as the well as
path to its first open source release. If you combine this with our new
60 page guidebook on starting a local Issues Forums and our multimedia
"E-Democracy Experience" we've never been in a stronger position to help
active citizens ready to make an online difference in their local
communities. Join us by building an Issues Forum in your community with
E-Democracy.Org. Relevant documents for all:
Board Chair, E-Democracy.Org
P.S. Feel free to forward this to others.
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