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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Bluesky calls for a new mentor!
Date Fri, 01 Jul 2011 14:54:05 GMT
This reflects my sentiments as well.


On Jul 1, 2011, at 7:49 AM, Benson Margulies wrote:

> Based on the email trail recently, I'm in favor of completing the
> vote. I think that there is sufficient evidence that this project has
> 'failed to launch' as an Apache community, and should go put itself on
> github. If enough people disagree, they can vote -1.
> My vote is +1 to retire.
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 8:34 AM, Bill Stoddard <> wrote:
>> 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.
>> Jack?
>> Bill
>> 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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