[fosscomm] Covering letter to FOSSCOMM position - for comments

Nagarjuna G. nagarjun at gnowledge.org
Sun Jul 12 07:28:09 PDT 2009


On Sunday 12 Jul 2009 7:30:04 pm Kishore Bhargava wrote:
> Raj Mathur wrote:
> > On Sunday 12 Jul 2009, Guru गुरु wrote:
> >> Friends,
> >>
> >> I am providing the covering letter to DIT that will be sent
> >> along with FOSSCOMM position to DIT tomorrow. I request your
> >> comments on this covering letter by noon tomorrow and propose
> >> to email/fax the letter and the position statement to DIT by
> >> afternoon.
> >
> > Looks good.  Have added to the wiki at:
> >
> > http://fosscomm.in/Open-Standards-Covering-Letter-DIT
> >
> > so we can all make changes.
> >
> > As an aside, shouldn't we list out all the organisations who
> > support our position paper?  Having a couple of dozen
> > organisation names would carry more weight than just 3 names of
> > (relative) non-entities (with apologies in advance to the other
> > two people involved :)
> >
> >> When we send this letter, we need to give a physical address to
> >> which Govt can reply mail if they want to. Can Raj (or any of
> >> the 3) give his address for this purpose?
> >
> > If the ILUGD people don't object, you can use the ILUGD address
> > (which also happens to be my residence):
> >
> > c/o India Linux Users' Group, Delhi
> > BB/3G DDA Flats
> > Munirka
> > New Delhi 110067
> >
> > We should also provide e-mail contact information, for which I
> > suggest we use the list address (as long as our admin is on his
> > toes and clears legitimate mails from unsubscribed posters
> > promptly we shouldn't have any issues there).
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > -- Raj
>
> Adding to what Raj is saying here, I think it is important to list
> the organisations that are members of FOSSCOMM. While we continue
> to debate the structure etc, we will need at least this to create
> a better position for FOSSCOM.
>
> In fact, I think we should do a membership drive for
> organisations. I am assuming that FOSSCOMM will only be a network
> or group of FOSS organisations and not individuals. At this stage,
> I guess we are ready only for listing the interested
> organisations. A membership fee can be decided once we have a
> formal/legal body.
>
> Cheers...Kishore

Yes, including the names of the organizations is useful and makes
sense. 

-- 
Nagarjuna G.




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