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@@ -63,32 +63,30 @@ \section{Introduction}
All repositories on Github are initially open, however, for a monthly fee you
can buy private space on Github where only people who have been explicitly
granted access can view code.
-\subsection{Why Social?}
+\subsubsection*{Why Social?}
In the past, the sufficiency of self-organizing social networks even on large
scale projects has been demonstrated by open-source like the Linux
Kernel\cite{kernel:www}, X.org\cite{xorg:www} or the GNU Project\cite{gnu:www}.
-In their footsteps, emerging social websites time\cite{facebook:help} and
-time\cite{facebook:organize} again\cite{twitter:organize} have proven how losely
-tied bodies are capable of organizing large events.
+In their footsteps, emerging social websites time and time again have proven how
+losely tied bodies are capable of organizing large
+events.\cite{facebook:help}\cite{twitter:organize}\cite{facebook:organize}
In this manner, we want Bithug not only to be a service to host code, but a
network for exchanging ideas and organizing projects in a smaller university
or corporate environment to form a ``community'' much like the open-source
community which has formed on Github.
-\subsection{The Lazy Web Concept}
-Another change in how the web is used has come about through pages like
+\subsubsection*{The Lazy Web}
+Another change in how the web is used has come about with services like
FriendFeed, Twitter and most recently Facebook Lite. They provide short
messaging services to post notes. \emph{Friends} or \emph{Followers} can
-receive and read those messages \ldots or not. \\
+receive and read those messages \ldots or not.\\
This is the concept we the ``Lazy Web'', where content is not generated
-necessarily to be read, but to be there, if anybody is interested. Combined
-with social networks, important or interesting information will find its way
-around as others will carry on the message.
-
-We want Bithug to integrate with services like Twitter to enable our users to
-generate content about their activity and projects and possibly discuss them on
-other services as well. Also, this way we provide integration with the
-information flow some consumers of the web have come to enjoy.
+necessarily to be read. In social networks, important information will find
+its way around.
+
+We want Bithug to integrate with services like Twitter to let users generate
+content about their activity. We hope that this will integrate with the
+information flow some users might have come to like.
\section{Project Management as a Service}
DVCS/Git, Our plans, alternatives (Gitorious, GitHub FI, Gitauth)

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