Erika Meyer wrote: > Since evolt.org wants to go forward with this promotion, shouldn't we > just hand it off to someone capable of making good design decisions, > like Isaac? isaac and i discussed him doing the design several months ago. he had a lot on his plate. he has now said he could make time to do it and we are looking in that direction. the design contest had multiple purposes and we can still keep part of them if isaac does the design. the primary thoughts were, the contest would provide a design for a nice interface for users and we had planned on leaving the entries page up so potential customers needing design work could browse the contestants work and choose someone to do their design. more exposure for the designers. what i asked people to look at and test is backend code, integrated with the hosting servers for immediate creation of directories and supporting applications on the servers, knowing it needs a prety cover on it. if it functions, we can start accepting hosting from evolt.org members which will begin generating income while we make it pretty. > > > Copy can be refined as needed. > > I still wonder where evolt starts and ends and where CSI starts and ends. you can wonder all you want, and make all the insinuations you want. it will not change reality or fact. evolt.org needs money, for several things in addition to hosting costs. i offered, and am trying to deliver, a fund raising program that will provide long term, consistant income for evolt.org. i also offered to get TagWear running and generating some income, and put the wiki on the same server, the next project on my evolt.org plate. i am doing what i can to support evolt.org and hopefully help it grow. if you have questions and/or issues, state them and we will deal with them. Ron D.