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Re: GSBN:Fwd: NEW SB forum, clarification.
Could the announcements list be part of SB-r-us so we're still using a forum
format and adding the announcements feature?
on 2.28.2006 9:11 AM, Lars Keller at larskeller@...:
> The suggestion Duncan is making makes a lot of sense to me.
> Several of the people doing SB in Denmark rarely touches a computer, but I
> think this type of monthly announcement-mail would suit a lot of people very
> Lars Keller
> 2006/2/28, Duncan Lithgow duncan@...:
>> On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 12:28 +0000, Chug. wrote:
>>> Greetings baleheads,
>>> all of the existing SB lists have active members who are the so called
>> 'Experts' who try to help newcomers and beginners and also
>>> keep the rest of the strawbale world informed of any important
>> info/happenings/developments by cross posting to the other lists, you
>>> don't have to be a member of all the groups to keep up with current
>> info, it would be too much to have just one list, imagine all
>>> the posts you would have to trawl through, I think keep the lists as
>> they are and keep the exchange/cross posting of info going, and
>>> if you think there is something that all should be aware of post it to
>> the group you are a member of with a note asking others to
>>> forward it.
>> I just remembered that there is also the idea of an announcements list.
>> Anyone who thinks something is worth mention sends it to the
>> 'sb-announcements' list. Once a month that email is sent out to each
>> list who wants to participate, this reduces cross-posting and because it
>> is one-way and edited (if absolutely necessary) it's not big and is
>> information rich.
>> Here's an example:
>> If you have something you'd like included send a short summary, a title
>> and link to: sb-announcements@...
>> Editors note: We still don't receive any notices of events in Canada. If
>> anyone can help with that please send us a message.
>> In the March issue:
>> 1. Technical Issues
>> 2. Learning Resources
>> 3. What's on Worldwide
>> === 1. Technical issues ===
>> New German moisture report
>> The good people at the german sb association tell us that they have just
>> finished a report called 'What about spilt beer?' looking at the impact
>> of drunken parties on the health of Straw Bale walls.
>> <<a target="_blank" href="http://munich-beer-festival/archive/straw-bale-parties.html">http://munich-beer-festival/archive/straw-bale-parties.html</a>>
>> My house burn down!
>> "Sadly my unfinished house has burnt down as it was left unplastered. I,
>> Paul the Pyromaniachs describe in this article how the fire took hold
>> and how to avoid it happening to you."
>> <<a target="_blank" href="http://pyro-paul/my-house-is-gone.pdf">http://pyro-paul/my-house-is-gone.pdf</a>>
>> === 2. Learning Resources ===
>> The Last Straw
>> "TLS is happy to announce that the CD of back issues is finished. If
>> you've ordered one you should get it soon. If you don't know what this
>> is about then come and visit the website."
>> <<a target="_blank" href="http://tls.com/resources/backcatalogue-on-cd.html">http://tls.com/resources/backcatalogue-on-cd.html</a>>
>> Wikibook on Straw Bale Construction updated
>> "The wikibook team has just finished revising the section on
>> foundations. Now we're looking for input on the Roofing Options section.
>> Check it out and lend a hand."
>> <<a target="_blank" href="http://wikibooks.org/Straw_Bale_Construction">http://wikibooks.org/Straw_Bale_Construction</a>>
>> === 3. What's on ===
>> Hands for knowledge site updated
>> "Well another summer is approaching and we've got lots of people looking
>> for volunteers to help with their houses. Come and see if there's
>> something you'd like to be part of." (Europe only)
>> <http:/you get the idea
>> I like doing it like this as the technical level is minimal, hey we're
>> not trying to impress anyone, and it means that people could easily
>> _only_ get this and they'd still be kept in touch with the main things
>> going on. And the editor would be told what is happening.
>> Just a suggestion.
>> I don't mind giving it a try, for say 12 months, if people would back
>> the idea.
>> Duncan Lithgow duncan@...
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> Fra 8.november 2005 og indtil 10.november naeste aar 2006 er Jo, Asger og
> i Australien. I den periode kan jeg traeffes via email eller den australske
> From November 8th 2005 and untill November 10 next year 2006, Jo Asger and I
> will be in Australia. During this period you can contact me via either email
> or the Australian snailmail address.
> Lars Keller
> Lars Keller
> 5 Crouch St Nth
> Mt Gambier
> SA 5290
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> GSBN is an invitation-only forum of key individuals and representatives of
> regional straw construction organizations. 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.
> For instructions on joining, leaving, or otherwise using the GSBN list, send
> email to GSBN@...HELP in the SUBJECT line.