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Posted by: Ekkehard Augustin - Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:28 pm
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Post What about a glossary?   Posted on: Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:28 pm
In another discussion in this board I earlier today have proposed a glossary because a question concerning the definition of "suborbital" and "suborbit" has to be discussed. I talked of several additional terms and adjectives there.

Now it is to supposed that there are other definitions relevant and important for the topic "private space travel". Some of them may have been already asked for in discussions here.

So it would be very useful to provide aglossary at www.xprizenews.org as well as at www.xprize.org/com.



Do you be interested too? And is it easy to add?



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Post    Posted on: Sun Aug 29, 2004 3:47 pm
xprizenews.org is an option ;) it's easy to add (atleast if I don't have to track all those names ;))

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Post    Posted on: Sun Aug 29, 2004 5:21 pm
Hello, Sigurd,

you'll find my post under "a term that annoys me", Sun. 29. August, 9:32




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Post    Posted on: Sun Aug 29, 2004 6:21 pm
A sort of Space/X-Prize for dummies.
With brief descriptions on terminology and abbreviations.


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Post    Posted on: Sun Aug 29, 2004 9:48 pm
That would be a most wonderful addition.

Keep it simple though. If you need more technical stuff there's google and astronautix eh.

The Offical website has a few gloss terms now, when you hold your cursor over a word for five seconds but I don't think that has been implemented extensively enough.

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Post    Posted on: Wed Sep 01, 2004 1:27 pm
The glossary should include the term "feather-technique". The definition should link to Scaled's explanation and additionaly inlude the posts from August 3rd and 4th of "Why does SS1 need the drag configuration?" under "Technology".

I will look for additional relevant or important terms.



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Post    Posted on: Thu Sep 02, 2004 1:01 am
sounds like a great idea to me. i'd be willing to help out sigurd if he needs help with any of it. We'll see if we can get it up on the xprizenews.org site for eveyrone.

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Post    Posted on: Sun Sep 12, 2004 2:00 am
The Glossary is in development ;)
(Volunteers will be able to registrate to write the whole glossary :roll: )

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Post    Posted on: Mon Sep 13, 2004 9:33 pm
sort of a x-prize wikki?


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Post    Posted on: Mon Sep 13, 2004 9:56 pm
bad_astra wrote:
sort of a x-prize wikki?

I tried some wiki's, but it asks too much server load, so i'm creating manually an other system, but yes every registered user will be able to change it.. so "similar" as a wiki

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Post    Posted on: Mon Sep 20, 2004 10:06 pm
In about 3 days.. I'll need some people... who're able to help to get more items in the glossary on the website.

Atleast I hope my code will be ready in time... Really bussy times...

So if you're willing to help.. just reply.. and I'll contact you all by e-mail (as admin I can see your profile e-mail address)

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Post    Posted on: Tue Sep 21, 2004 5:10 am
Oke i've finished it early :):)

If you're willing to fill the glossary, please register:
http://www.xprizenews.org/wp-register.php

Glossary page:
http://www.xprizenews.org/glossary.php


When you register, please read the page "Rules & Info".
Because I know people will sign up.. just registrate with your forum username so I know who's who.. and I'll give you the right to fill the glossary with items (and add glossary categories when needed).

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Post    Posted on: Tue Sep 21, 2004 1:19 pm
Hello, Sigurd,

the glossary you created is very delighting and it's a very good idea to give all readers the possibility to add terms and definitions.

After I had to interrupt my search for posts containing terms probably to list I now will continue that and register when I find a sufficient item.



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Post    Posted on: Tue Sep 21, 2004 1:26 pm
Sigurd,

Let me know how i can help


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Post    Posted on: Tue Sep 21, 2004 3:59 pm
bad_astra wrote:
Sigurd,

Let me know how i can help


Very easy..

If you're willing to fill the glossary, please register:
http://www.xprizenews.org/wp-register.php
(you can login on the about page http://www.xprizenews.org/about.php)

If you're also willing to post:
- News
- Events
- Links
- ...

It's all in the same website section..

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