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From: Rob Myers
Subject: www/server takeaction.html
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 23:07:17 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Rob Myers <robmyers>    09/11/18 23:07:17

Modified files:
        server         : takeaction.html 

Log message:
        Remove expired action items, and add comments to aid in removing future 
expiries. RT 505439


Index: takeaction.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/server/takeaction.html,v
retrieving revision 1.136
retrieving revision 1.137
diff -u -b -r1.136 -r1.137
--- takeaction.html     10 Nov 2009 18:40:36 -0000      1.136
+++ takeaction.html     18 Nov 2009 23:07:12 -0000      1.137
@@ -22,22 +22,27 @@
 <!-- There are "Other action items's" header in a bottom -->
 <!-- Under this header put items with GNU project relation -->
+<!-- Please note in a comment when items should expire -->
+  <!-- Expire/update when drafting status changes -->
   <dt><a id="licenses"><strong>Read and comment on proposed license
   <dd>Please <a href="http://gplv3.fsf.org";>read and leave comments</a> on
   the current drafts of the GNU Free Documentation
   License, and the GNU Simple Free Documentation License. </dd>
+  <!-- Don't expire -->
   <dt><a id="priority"><b>Contribute to high priority free software
   <dd>As listed on the <a
   href="http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/priority.html";>FSF web site</a>.
+  <!-- Expire when call for volunteers is removed -->
   <dt><a id="libcdio"><strong>Contribute to GNU libcdio</strong></a></dt>
   <dd>Please contribute to CD/DVD-recording software development and
       more in <a href="/software/libcdio/index.html#volunteerswanted">GNU
+  <!-- Expire if priority changes -->
   <dt><a id="gnustep"><strong>Contribute to the GNUstep
   <dd>Please contribute as a user and developer
@@ -45,42 +50,14 @@
 object-oriented framework for application development, and help it
 achieve the status of a complete and featured desktop environment.
-  <dt><a id="gnewsense"><strong>Vote for gNewSense preinstalled on
-  Dell laptops</strong></a></dt>
-  <dd><a href="http://www.ideastorm.com/ideaView?id=0877000000007G5AAI";>Cast
-  your vote to show support for Dell selling laptops preinstalled and
-  verified to work with a fully free operating system.</a></dd>
-  <dt><a id="music-sharing"><strong>Sign EFF's petition in favor of
-  music sharing</strong></a></dt>
-  <dd>There is one flaw in the wording of this petition.  It is a
-mistake to speak of &ldquo;compensating musicians&rdquo; for copying,
-because that encourages the RIAA's dangerous pretense that they have
-&ldquo;lost&rdquo; something when people copy.  The appropriate goal
-is not that musicians be &ldquo;compensated&rdquo;&mdash;it is to
-support music and musicians.  However, that is no reason not
-to <a href="http://www.eff.org/share/petition/";>sign the
-  <dt><a id="broadcast"><b>Support Public Knowledge against the
-  &ldquo;broadcast flag&rdquo;</b></a></dt>
-  <dd>Public Knowledge won a court case to overturn the FCC's
-&ldquo;broadcast flag&rdquo; requirement. Now it needs your support
-for the coming battle in
-Congress. See <a 
-for more information.</dd>
+<!-- Check expiry periodically -->
 <dt><a id="wipochange"><b>Call on WIPO to change its name and 
 People are invited to support this declaration
 calling on WIPO to change its name and mission.
-<dt><a id="wipo"><b>Oppose the WIPO Broadcast Treaty:</b></a></dt>
-Please help the
-<a href="http://www.public-domain.org/?q=node/view/31";>
-Union for the Public Domain</a> raise awareness of the danger of
-the WIPO Broadcast Treaty, by asking your government officials
-questions about it.
+<!-- Check expiry periodically -->
 <dt><a id="swpat"><b>Help Fight Software Patents in Europe:</b></a></dt>
 Please see
@@ -91,12 +68,7 @@
 <a href="http://kwiki.ffii.org/FfiiprojEn";>
-<dt><b>Help spread free software to the UK schools</b></dt>
-<dd>Use this link to write to
-your <a href="http://www.writetothem.com/";>MP</a>.  Ask them to sign
-the <a href="http://edmi.parliament.uk/EDMi/EDMDetails.aspx?EDMID=31752";>Early
-Day Motion</a>.
+<!-- Don't expire, but do keep in synch with the list -->
 <dt><a id="unmaint"><b>Take over an unmaintained GNU package:</b></a>
      <a href="/software/fontutils/">fontutils</a>,
      <a href="/software/gleem/">gleem</a>,
@@ -123,6 +95,7 @@
 GNU projects are seeking other help of various kinds; see the <a
 href="/prep/tasks.html">GNU Task list</a>.
+<!-- Don't expire -->
 <dt><a id="directory"><b>Enhance the Free Software Directory:</b></a></dt>
 We would like your suggestions for free software
@@ -135,6 +108,7 @@
 <a href="http://www.gnu.org/help/directory.html#adding-entries";>
 writing a draft entry</a> that we could start with.
+<!-- Remove or replace petitions as status changes, check periodically -->
 <dt><a id="antidmca"><b>Petitions to Sign:</b></a></dt>
 Please sign <em>both</em> the
@@ -206,7 +180,7 @@
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2009/11/10 18:40:36 $
+$Date: 2009/11/18 23:07:12 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

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