Re: Code-a-thon for citability in DC in April

aw!  Sharron that is awesome that you crossposted this!

Hey if anyone is considering attending it is super important to sign up on
the eventbrite to help with sponsorship money issues!

We should really use an accessibility project team!


On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 7:32 AM, Benjamin Kallos <> wrote:

> FYI.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Sharron Rush <>
> Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 07:10:47 -0500
> Subject: Code-a-thon for citability in DC in April
> To: eGovIG <>
> Thought several in the group would be interested in this event
> organized by Silona Bonewald:
> April 9,10,11 2010
> in Washington DC
> What is
> Citability is a group of people that are asking that publicly
> available government documentation be citable on the web on a
> paragraph level. Our petition is here.
> We believe in leading by example.  We have some ideas on how to
> accomplish this on our wiki.  We want to create the OpenSource tools
> to make it free and easy for any governments to do so!  We are
> committed to creating tools in all the major Open Source
> platforms.  We are also creating internal scrapers and parses for
> those entities that have too much capital committed to proprietary systems.
> Therefore we are doing a codeathon. At this event in DC, we will
> write these tools and showcase them to government!  We are hoping to
> have some friends in Government present and perhaps even showcasing
> these new tools on their systems!
> to read more about citability.
> --
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Received on Monday, 22 March 2010 14:33:53 UTC