Thanks for the reply.  There will be interest in Bristol (probably).  

A wiki sounds like a good way to start, let's see what falls out of the 

As for a name, how about ZEN?  Connotations of enlightenment and could 
stand for 'Zope Education Network'


On Fri, 26 May 2000 09:35:24 -0400 Shane Hathaway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 

> Phil Langton wrote:
> > 
> > Someone has mentioned that Digital Creations has taken on someone who
> > is to implement a zope-based virtual learning environment tool kit.
> > 
> > Is this so?
> > Any mailing lists or contacts or test areas?
> You're probably referring to me.  I haven't taken an active role in
> this area recently because of the time it takes to get married
> (January/February), change jobs (March/April), move across the country
> (April), and get settled in a new area. :-)
> The zope-edu project was doing well for a while but we were unable to
> define the scope of the project.  There are a lot of facets involved
> and everybody was approaching it with a very different perspective. 
> And nobody knew the technology well enough: it's too easy to
> re-implement things in Zope that have already been done by others.  A
> battle ensued over naming conventions (ZSchool? ZopeEdu? Something
> else?) and the mailing list eventually reached an activity level of
> zero.
> We could start again with a new approach: a Wiki!  Wikis work very well
> for initial designs.  We could take the good posts from and
> put them into the Wiki right away.
> How many are still interested in this?
> Shane

Phil Langton.  Dept. Physiology, School of Medical Sciences,
University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TD
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