Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Can I summarize:

  • Boffin signatures are kept limited to those that directly contributed to the letter
  • This being an Open Letter, no press release is needed
  • It is addressed to Piebalgs and Wallstrom, but CCs are also send to MEPs sitting at the affiliated committees, and someone from the Council. Undecided on whether people mass mail the letter other MEPS.
  • No translations need to be made for CCs to national newspapers
  • Bilingual efforts are stepped up with the release of the Energize Europe, which should involve a press release or the like

This is correct?
by Nomad on Mon Sep 11th, 2006 at 10:23:59 AM EST
Yessir! Except point 1. Eurotribbers who've followed this or are interested in energy issues should be able to sign without having directly contributed to the writing.

And "boffin"? I'm signing this as an EU citizen, not as a boffin. It's about democracy, not technology.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon Sep 11th, 2006 at 10:55:38 AM EST
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<sticks hand up as person who mentioned "boffin">

What I meant was: those who understand the concepts, recipients, language etc. to a level necessary to create a suitably erudite, informed, etc. letter.

Don't fight forces, use them R. Buckminster Fuller.

by rg (leopold dot lepster at google mail dot com) on Mon Sep 11th, 2006 at 11:30:39 AM EST
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But will you be signing it, Nomad?
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon Sep 11th, 2006 at 11:19:59 AM EST
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Just send the e-mail away.
by Nomad on Mon Sep 11th, 2006 at 12:21:56 PM EST
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