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If you have heard about or have been directed to this Discussion Group, it may be the case that you want to participate in discussions and/or help write the report. This "How-To" is intended to help you through the process

Step-by-step guide

If you are considering participating in this Discussion Group

  1. Look at the Group Charter for this Discussion Group. This will let you know at a high level if the group is for you. Click here to review the Charter.
  2. If you think that this group is for you, review the Joining Groups and Discussion Lists Policy
  3. If you are still interested at this point, you can join the discussion group by signing the Group Participation Agreement (GPA) for the group. Before you sign, you should note the following:
    1. Kantara Initiative Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy version 2: This group operates under the Non-Assertion Covenant option 
  4. After the Kantara staff process your GPA, you will be added to the mDL Participant Roster
    1. You should be added to the Discussion Group mailing list automatically at this point.
    2. The mailing list address is: dg-mdl@kantarainitiative.org
    3. The mail list archive is at https://kantarainitiative.org/pipermail/dg-mdl/
  5. Participating in calls.
    1. Kantara uses GoToMeeting for group calls.
    2. The group maintains a schedule for drafting group and full group calls here.
    3. Kantara maintains a Calendar for Kantara Group Calls
  6. If you want to be able to use the Kantara Wiki (built on Atlassian Confluence) you will need to create an account.
    1. When you have created an account, if you are tagged or assigned a task in the Wiki you will receive a notification when. 
    2. If you create an account you will be responsible for maintaining your profile page (note: the link should only work if you are logged in).

Hope this helps,

John Wunderlich