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RE: [ba-ohs-talk] Bootstrap and Licensing

One would start by examining the site http://www.dli2.nsf.gov/     (01)

There have been two digital library initiatives so far, jointly funded
by NSF, DARPA and NASA where they have pooled their money in funding the    (02)

"next wave of the web". NSF is the lead on this.    (03)

Both have been fully allocated and are now closed.    (04)

No new initiative has been announced yet. We are working on keeping
track of any new initiative.    (05)

Doug's keynote at the World Library Summit is pulling the Bootstrap
Alliance into the 21st century library community as a place that is
particularly receptive to his ideas.     (06)

Mei Lin    (07)

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Presumably there's piles of grant money out there for this sort
of thing? Has that avenue been investigated? If not, where would
one start?    (09)

The NSF is funding a great deal of digital libraries research. An
OHS has the potential to do for digital libraries what digital
libraries may do for physical libraries...    (010)

On Mon, 20 May 2002, Eric Armstrong wrote:    (011)

> Actually, I have nothing to sell, and am not planning on selling
> anything.
> My arguments have always been predicated on the problem of
> funding people to build a thing that needs building. How do you
> do that? That's the only problem I have attempted to solve.
> That entire proposition has been a non-starter, however. It
> emerged still-born. The other avenue is GPL. I hope it succeeds,
> and that the obstacles to it are removed.    (012)

Chris Dent  <cdent@burningchrome.com>
"Mediocrities everywhere--now and to come--I absolve you all! Amen!"
 -Salieri, in Peter Shaffer's Amadeus    (013)