[New-imc] Working with the Darwin Collective
sarsnic at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 16:49:13 PDT 2006
I prefer liason (enlace in spanish - hey it's a zapatista term so it
must be pc!)
On 9/22/06, John Milton <john at johnmilton.ca> wrote:
> I myself have no particular attachment to that word. I just thought it
> was the accepted jargon around here based on what I have read in
> archives so I used it so that the meaning of my message would be clear
> (I thought)I did not intend any "religious/commercial/hierarchical
> connotation" I'll use "Supporter" from here on in and trust that others
> here will understand what that means, or feel free to "politically
> correct" us if they have some issue with some perception around that
> word etc. ...
> boud wrote:
> > hi john,
> > My only objection is about the religious/commercial/hierarchical
> > connotation of the word "Sponsor". Why not use a less hierarchical
> > word like "Helper" or "Guide" or "Supporter"?
> > See e.g.
> > http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/sponsor
> > http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/sponsor
> > i realise that the use of this word in new-imc started when i was not
> > active here. All the same, the Church of Indymedia or the Bank of
> > Indymedia wouldn't sound quite right to me...
> > my 2 centimes
> > boud
> > On Fri, 22 Sep 2006, John Milton wrote:
> >>Hi folks:
> >>After reviewing archives and emailing some folks off list it seems, as
> >>far as I can tell, that there is no "Sponsor" person here on "New imc"
> >>right now working with the Darwin Collective. (I understand, on the
> >>other hand, that Cam is in that role with Arafura and seems to be making
> >>good progress, thanks for doing that work Cam)
> >>If I've got that wrong then could someone let me know who it is please?
> >>Also it seems based on my research that there is no clearly identified
> >>spoke from Darwin subscribed to, and not banned from, this list. Again,
> >>if I'm wrong there could someone let me know?
> >>Assuming that there is no Darwin Sponsor right now I would be willing to
> >>contact the Darwin Collective and offer to work with them in that role,
> >>if folks here were o.k. with me doing that. If that seemed like not a
> >>good idea to them I might be able to bring back a report of sorts to
> >>this list as to how, and / or with whom, they would like to work.
> >>How do folks here feel about these ideas?
> >>Peace: John Milton
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