Or just use Reddit's OS codebase*.
* though I'm personally hoping there won't be another channel to keep track
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Shaun Ellis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 12/3/12 2:14 PM, MJ Ray wrote:
>> This listserv looks threaded to me. Maybe you need to upgrade
>> Thunderbird, although I could have sworn it's done threaded for
>> a while now.
> I was thinking of something that has a "Vote to Promote" feature. I feel
> that it's important to give folks a chance to support ideas even if they
> don't have a lot to add comment-wise. It's a good way to gauge interest
> among folks who are not "top talkers". The "Vote to Promote" pattern is
> designed as an unobtrusive, democratic way to show support for ideas and
> focus the discussion toward constructive commentary .
> Interestingly enough, the RailsBridge curriculum project implements a
> simple version of this pattern as its core project. I wonder if it
> would be a good starting point for a collaborative project? Everyone who
> takes the workshop will know how this app works and should be able to add
> to it in the months that follow the conference.
> One of the MIT Mentorship Program tips  recommends making sure mentors
> get something in return (that it's not all giving on the part of the
> mentor). Since, according to Jonathan, we have a paucity of volunteer
> coders, perhaps the RailsBridge app could be an ongoing github project and
> a way to enlist more volunteers to give back to Code4Lib. Mentees might be
> expected to contribute something after the workshop and get a feel for
> software collaboration on github with their mentors in a helpful
> Whether or not people would use such a tool in addition to the listserv, I
> don't know. Vote to Promote requires a critical mass to make it
> worthwhile, but it's hard to gauge actual support without testing it.
>  http://ui-patterns.com/**patterns/VoteToPromote<http://ui-patterns.com/patterns/VoteToPromote>
>  http://docs.railsbridge.org/**curriculum/<http://docs.railsbridge.org/curriculum/>
>  http://mit.edu/uaap/prog_tips.**html<http://mit.edu/uaap/prog_tips.html>
>> Unless you do something pretty silly - like insisting everyone
>> register with github
> Unfortunately, in order to collaborate on the anti-harrassment policy, you
> do need to have a github account, or lobby someone who does to make a
> change for you. But I think most would agree that's better than hashing
> out such details on this list.
> Shaun D. Ellis
> Digital Library Interface Developer
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