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Re: GSBN:Re: Confusion about GSBN



There was confusion about the email exchanges and I was just trying to find
out about what was meant by organizing resources. I'll wait to learn more
through your vision statement.

Joyce


on 2.17.2006 2:51 PM, Duncan Lithgow at duncan@...:

> Since this email is partly about the purpose of the GSBN list, I've also
> sent it there.
>
> On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 08:48 -0600, Joyce Coppinger wrote:
>> Duncan,
>>
>> I think there may be some confusion about your email wanting to join the
>> discussion of what the best way is to organise resources so people can find
>> them easily when they are new in this world of sb building.
>>
>> I don't know what list your message was posted to but Dirk is not the
>> moderator of the GSBN. Bill Christensen is moderator and the list is an
>> invitation-only forum of key individuals and representatives of regional
>> straw construction organizations.
> Yes, I know. The email and was sent to Bill and copied to Dirk. Some
> people from the list wanted me to translate some Danish test results,
> Dirk contacted me, so I emailed Bill and copied it to Dirk.
>
>> The costs of operating this list are
>> underwritten by The Last Straw Journal in exchange for use of the GSBN as an
>> advisory board and technical editing arm. The discussions are usually
>> centered on technologies and technical aspects of straw-bale building. See
>> full description below. It is not intended to be an all inclusive group but
>> more focused on discuss of ideas that could represent significant changes in
>> best practices before disseminating them as a thoroughly considered
>> presentation in more widely attended and - without wanting to sound
>> demeaning - typically less knowledgeable forums.
> I know, I've read the stuff Bill sent me. Is there a problem with me
> being on the list?
>
>> What specifically are you trying to accomplish and how can we work together
>> to accomplish our mutual goals?
> I stared answering this part of your email but changed my mind. I'm
> instead putting some time into writing a 'vision statement' for the CD -
> when it's roughly finished I'll let you know.
>
> Duncan
>
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