[Catalyst] Attention Australian Catalystarati (or anyone else with an interest in internet activism)

Gavin Carr gavin at openfusion.com.au
Tue Jan 13 01:17:09 GMT 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 08:16:46PM +1100, Kieren Diment wrote:
> Open Australia (http://openaustralia.org) are trying to digitise the 
> parliamentary register of members interest to improve transparrency in the 
> federal parliament.    The register at the moment is only available in the 
> basement of the federal parliament in a locked filing cabinet in a disused 
> toilet behind a sign which says beware of the tiger ... you get the idea.
> One of our ilk has kindly started rigging up a prototype which is available 
> at github from http://github.com/TJC/openaustralia-rmidet/tree/master
> If you're an Australian Catalyst coder with a few tuits, or of you're not 
> Australian, but you want to get some practical experience with 
> crowdsourcing document transcription, please fork the git repository and 
> have a play.

Are you looking for contributors, Kieren, or just for general feedback? If
the former, is there a TODO list somewhere, or a dev mailing list or 
something people can join?


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