And, further, you seem to be equating ‘community’ with ‘website’. If 25 of my peeps (or 1000) get together to wander around the interwebs learning about dylan, swapping topics to pursue, debating obscurata I would expect it to be decentralized.
the eventedness stuff is here http://davecormier.com/edblog/2009/04/15/bjet-article-muve-eventedness-an-experience-like-any-other/ but i seem to remember having sent that to you before.
There is a great deal of tension in the language, playing in the tension is part of the fun. Exploring those at the same time as the ‘content’. I learned a great deal from my involvement in CCK08 last year and would like to try something more disconnected.