Re: Nyitott Tér - Fórum

Harrison Owen owenhh at
Thu Feb 15 04:20:03 PST 2001

At 02:55 AM 2/15/01 -0700, you wrote:

>The translation is using the (correct) Hungarian translation of the OS plus
>the Fórum. Let me explain. The "Nyitott Tér" means, that someone, the
>sponsor is opening a space for discussions and the Fórum (just like Artur
>was suggesting) is very much reminding to the discussion method on the
>Forum Romanum, the borning place of democracy. The "technology" sounds very
>technocratic in Hungarian. I could have replace with something like
>methodology, but this word is overused nowadays.

Actually, I think the Greeks might claim pride of place with  the "Agora" 
-- the market place where Socrates and the guys hung out. That has always 
been the original Open Space for me.


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