Today's Slashdot story finally spurred me to join the Distributed Proofreaders project. Not that I have lots of time for it, but I hope to contribute in my spare moments (especially on books that have a bit of Latin and Greek in them). It's a worthy cause.

BTW, it turns out that they use Jabber for a lot of their communications. In the main PGDP chatroom (, pourlean (one of the project admins) reports that using Jabber has really helped their productivity. Perhaps a case study is in order...

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