For a while now, OGM has needed better shared memory. I’m going to make a bold assertion and say that a good platform would be a wiki – an OGM Wiki.
I’ve been holding off of even really suggesting such a thing because all the wiki platforms haven’t quite fit our needs. But together with a few others – Bill, Charles, Vincent, and Jerry – I think we’ve come up with a platform architecture that will serve OGM well.
It’s minimally usable now, but it will become a lot more user-friendly in a month or two. I don’t want to focus too much on the platform yet (unless you really want to geek out with us to help make it more user-friendly!).
But with the platform coming together, I think it’s a good time to talk start talking about the contents and operation of the wiki itself. What would we use a wiki for? What teams of volunteers do we need to make it a community asset? How would we arrange information and knowledge in a wiki? How would an OGM wiki interface with other communities’ knowledgebases?
Let’s explore those and any other questions in two pop-up OGM exploration calls I will host this week:
Tuesday 3/16, 10:30am PDT / 1:30pm EDT / 5:30pm UTC / 6:30pm CET
Wednesday 3/17, 8:00am PDT / 11:00am EDT / 3:00pm UTC / 4:00pm CET
We’ll record and share the meetings. Don’t worry if you can’t make it this time, these are early explorations, and we’ll continue to do more over the coming weeks and months.