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FDSys Blog Lives! Now how about some content?

A few days ago, I wrote the obituary of the FDSys Blog. The rumors I started of its death were premature. June 1st they posted an item providing an update of their Request for Proposal.

I still think that six months without a blog entry is inappropriate for an active blog. The new technologies office could be using this blog to educate the documents community.

For example, they could do a series on the FDsys Requirements Document, going through it section by section and trying to render it into plain English for us.

Or they could talk about how they are working with agencies to get content into FDSys, or how the push mechanism might work. If they could just find something to post once a week or even once a month, the FDSys Blog could be a great educational tool.

If they’re going to stick to erratic postings separated by months, then the FDSys folks would be better off just having a “What’s New” section on their main site.

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