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From: Colleen <>
Subject: [USGENWEB-NW] Fw: [ABChat] Next Agenda Items
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 05:50:40 -0600
This agenda item is now under discussion on AB-CHAT by the Advisory
Board and is shared here with permission. This discussion involves all
of us, so you may want to keep with the discussion on AB-Chat.
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Board. As this has impact on our sites, I would be very interested in
NWPL CC Rep
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From: "Sherri" <
Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2009 7:06 PM
Subject: [ABChat] Next Agenda Items
The next two items on the agenda both deal with the CC Guidelines document
so I'm going to put them together for discussion as I was the one
responsible for adding them to the agenda.
Item #1 - Discussion of the requirement that the USGenWeb logo on Project
sites be one of the approved logos posted at
Item #2 - Reviewing the CC Guidelines document to indicate that those
items listed apply Project-wide, not just to county sites.
Both of these items were identified as issues after last year's
clarifications were enacted - either before or during the recent election.
While visiting sites across the Project, I noticed that although there are
only four recognized logos (those posted at the link above), some of our
Project members have either never replaced logos that were in use prior to
these logos being created and voted on by the members, or have taken
"creative license" with them, modifying the colors, sizes, etc.
The other thing that I've heard on more than one occasion is in regards to
the document entitled "CC Guidelines". During the last term's
clarification of the CC guidelines document, we generalized the wording
of the "Contact
Information" section to include ALL project coordinators, but didn't
change the title of the document. Because the document is still titled "CC
Guidelines", there are those Coordinators that do not feel the document
should apply to their sites if they're not county sites. Specifically,
Town and/or Local Project sites are the ones that I heard this from most
One other thing to consider, along with item #2 is whether the document
should be separated into requirements vs. suggested items to include on/in
a Project site. Requirements might include display of the USGenWeb Project
logo, contact information for the site coordinator, a link to the state
project, a link to the USGenWeb National project, a query page, lookups
page (lookups volunteers, etc. Suggestions might include a link to the
USGenWeb Archives Project, a link to the county mail list, a link to the
WorldGenWeb Project, etc.
Having provided this background info, I'll turn it over to the rest of you
Information about the USGenWeb Project at http://usgenweb.org
Advisory Board Agenda http://usgenweb.org/agenda2.php
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