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From Bill Stoddard <>
Subject Re: Bluesky calls for a new mentor!
Date Fri, 01 Jul 2011 12:34:56 GMT
I am not certain on this point, but I believe Jack Cai would be 
interested in being a mentor.  I don't think he is subscribed to this 
mailing list tho.



On 6/29/11 9:12 PM, Chen Liu wrote:
> Hi,all,
> Now, Bluesky project calls for a new mentor to guide us to complete the
> release work of 4th version.
> BlueSky is an e-learning solution designed to help solve the disparity in
> availability of qualified education between well-developed cities and poorer
> regions of
> China (e.g., countryside of Western China). BlueSky is already deployed to
> 12 + 5 primary/high schools with positive reviews.BlueSky was originally
> created by Qinghua Zheng and Jun Liu in September 2005. The BlueSky
> development is being done at XJTU-IBM Open Technology and Application Joint
> Develop Center, more than 20 developers are involved. And it entered
> incubation on 2008-01-12.
> BlueSky is consisted with two subsystems -- RealClass system and MersMp
> system, both of which contains a set of flexible, extensible applications
> such as "Distance Collaboration System", "Collaboration player",
> "Collaboration recording tool", "Resources Sharing and Management Platform"
> and Access of mobile terminal, designed by engineers and educators with
> years of experience in the problem domain, as well as a framework that makes
> it possible to create new applications that exist with others.
> Currently,Bluesky project has evolved into the 4th version system with more
> flexible applications and stabilities. We had developed the core
> applications of bluesky system with QT to support both Windows and Linux.
> What's more important, the new version system has the feature of integrated
> applications, which means that user can record a video during the
> interactive process and then  play it in VOD method.The third advancement is
> that the 4th version sysytem supports Android platform and we can further
> advance Blursky in the mobile domain.
> We propose to move future development of BlueSky to the Apache Software
> Foundation in order to build a broader user and developer community. We hope
> to encourage contributions and use of Bluesky by other developing countries
> with similar education needs. Currently, the new version of BlueSky system
> is already handy to release.We really need to add an enthusiastic and
> responsive mentor to help us to complete full cycle of successful release.So
> we hope that with the help of developers all around the world, the system
> could become more powerful and functional in education area.
> We appreciate your attentions to Bluesky project.
> Best regards.

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