Well, duh, so I did. My (big) bad. Thanks for pointing out the obvious...
On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Huwig,Steve <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> You also missed this one...
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
>> Roy Tennant
>> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 3:49 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Just Solve the File Format Problem month: can
>> you help?
>> Um...how is this better/different from already existing sites/efforts
>> around this?
>> At the very least, this new effort shouldn't start from scratch...
>> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 2:36 AM, Ed Summers <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > I imagine you've heard about the Just Solve the Problem month
>> > but if not, I thought Chris Rusbridge's email to the
>> > digital-preservation list was a good call for participation in the
>> > project ...
>> > //Ed
>> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> > From: Chris Rusbridge <[log in to unmask]>
>> > Date: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 4:00 PM
>> > Subject: Just Solve the File Format Problem month: can you help?
>> > To: [log in to unmask]
>> > Some of you will know that Jason Scott, Rogue Archivist, is raising
>> > citizen's army to attempt to solve the "file format problem*" in the
>> > month of November, 2012. The work is taking place via a wiki at
>> > http://justsolve.archiveteam.org/index.php/Main_Page, with a band of
>> > volunteers (you need to register to make changes to the wiki, by
>> > sending a username and email address to [log in to unmask]).
>> > added a few formats and groups of formats myself (at least as
>> > skeletons or empty placeholders).
>> > The best form of help is for some of you who know more about rarer
>> > data formats to register and help by editing the wiki yourself. It's
>> > pretty easy; I've never used MediaWiki before, and everything I've
>> > done so far has been by finding something like it and adapting the
>> > wiki source. Other people can make it beautiful and standardised
>> > on!
>> > If you can't do that, you could email me information about missing
>> > data formats. This should include as much as possible of:
>> > - name, and what it's for (ie brief description)
>> > - web site with some authoritative information
>> > - web site with some examples, etc.
>> > Let's try and capture ALL these formats. As Jason says in his own
>> > inimitable way "Let's make that goddam army!".
>> > * Note, the "problem" is only vaguely defined, and after some angst
>> > (eg see http://unsustainableideas.wordpress.com/2012/07/04/the-
>> > I think that's OK. Gathering a huge amount of information about file
>> > formats in one place will be a BIG HELP.
>> > --
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