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Eduspaces comes back home

March 18th, 2008 by Graham Attwell

Well….it seems I was a little too quick in announcing the funeral rites for Eduspaces.

But I didn’t see it ending up like this. The eagle eyed A. T. Wyatt leaves a comment on my previous entry pointing to the new announcement on the Eduspaces site..

“It was announced at the beginning of this year that TakingITGlobal would take over and continue to host the community. Because of their location in Canada, some legal issues had to be sorted out first. This was why EduSpaces members had to explicitly state to have their account transferred to what would have been a new provider. Unfortunately, the legal issues didn’t end there, so, to avoid any more inconvenience for EduSpaces users, TakingITGlobal and the EduSpaces team have decided not to continue with the planned migration.
What will this mean for you? Well, Eduspaces will remain EduSpaces, and your account will stay where it is for the foreseeable future. This means no migration nor termination of the service and you can continue to use and enjoy the service as you have always done. Misja will help look after the community.
We have learnt many valuable lessons during this process and would like to apologise for the way the transition period was handled.
The EduSpaces team – March 18th, 2008”

Welcome home, Eduspaces. And it is great to see that Misja is taking responsibility for the site.

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2 Responses to “Eduspaces comes back home”

  1. Josie Fraser says:

    It’s like one of those stories that ends “and then she woke up, and discovered it had all been just a rather disturbing dream” lol. I’m also looking forward to Misja formally acting as community manager and hope that the new incarnation of the old regime will be a little more communicative and open.

  2. Terry Wassall says:

    “..your account will stay where it is for the foreseeable future..”

    Given that none of us saw this coming the future is obviously not particularly foreseeable! I bet the ‘Eduspaces team’ didn’t see this until relatively recently.

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