Education Network Australia (EdNA)
Mon, 11 Sep 1995 09:04:35 EST-9EDT
Hmmm, I got the message (x12)!
> >Roger Clarke wrote in response to a posting from Robert Hart (referring to
> >the availability of info regarding EdNA):
> >..."I've checked at edna and deet sites and can't see anything new there.
> Graham Adcock promptly provided the address.
> 1. My apologies for my error. I suspect that I looked at an old version of
> the EdNA home-page (maybe I had it in cache and didn't 'reload'?). It's
> certainly there now! Oh, well, a bit of free advertising ...
> 2. Are there plans for the EdNA pages to be progressively revised to carry
> pointers to each new submission?
> That would make it much easier for everyone to develop their thinking, and, if
> it comes to that, for the battle-lines to be drawn.
> It would also save Tony, Tom and other knights from charging around the
> battlefield unnecessarily ...
> 3. I had one very serious misgiving about the original documents: they
> used the term 'reception infrastructure'. Perhaps accidentally, this
> raised the spectre of force-feeding; of fat broadband channels into the
> living-room, and narrow-band request channels out. For arguments about
> this, see Principle 2, towards the end of:
> If there's to be a new term for the hardware/software/ combo that is
> installed at the client end, then it needs to be something like
> 'participation infrastructure'.
> On a quick scan of the new document, the term 'reception infrastructure'
> wasn't evident. I do hope it's gone for good.
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