In keeping with the open source spirit, this year I'd like us all to use the forum, instead of the email list. This will open up participation to people who may not be on the Open Source Committee mailing list (or who may not be associated with the CAS at all). Offhand I can't think of much forum business that couldn't be done in the open on this forum, but use your best judgment of course.
This forum supports RSS, so you can get automatic notifications through Outlook, Gmail, or another RSS reader. All committee members should be subscribed to this "Committee Business" forum. The RSS link is:
You'll probably also want to subscribe to the "Open Source" forum at:
Here are instructions for using Outlook 2007 as an RSS reader. If you're like me you only check your inbox, so you may want to move the detail folder to your Inbox. Here is a recent article on Gmail (I don't use Gmail, so I haven't tried this one myself).
Please post below if you have any comments/concerns/suggestions about the forums.