I do a lot of IM with folks in the community and the unofficial back channel. I've been noticing recently a number of people with different information listed in their display names. So I finally asked someone what the deal was with the asterisk and the foundation name in their IM listing. Anne promptly told me to Google it, and I did, finding this
. OK, so I can't participate because I'm using AdiumX
as my IM client on my Mac, but it's still a good idea, so I'm all for spreading the word.