The mailing list began as a discussion group in about September , while the website was founded by Giuseppe Bottasini in late , and Rob Raeside took over as director in Flags of the World describes itself as " Both the website and the mailing list operate in the English language ,  though there are members from around the world and as such information from many languages is translated and included.
An editorial staff of 21 unpaid volunteers  manages and edits the FOTW website, which as of contains more than 53, pages about flags and more than , images of flags,  and also includes an extensive online dictionary of vexillology.
The website is updated once a week with fresh material; some mirrors update monthly.
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Due to the high amount of material there is an editing backlog, causing some areas of FOTW to contain outdated information. There are also some mirrors that have not been updated for varying periods of time and which are therefore considered "historical".
The source for material on the FOTW website are contributions to the FOTW mailing list,  which has over 1, members, of which some are active contributors.
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The mailing list has notable minorities of Portuguese , French , Dutch , and Russian speakers. A staff of three unpaid volunteers  manages and moderates the list.
As of October [update] the group is run and moderated by a team of ten administrators, and has over 12, members throughout the world. While the GIF file format is capable of displaying colours, the site's standard calls for a more restricted "FOTW palette" of 32 colours.
The organization's flag is a design by Mark Sensen, which was selected over 10 challengers in a poll of FOTW mailing list members and was adopted 8 March Sensen described its symbolism:. White on the hoist stands for peace, blue on the fly for progress. The six colours of the stars are the main colours used in flags.
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The stars help to make one bigger symbol. The way the stars are all connected to each other represents the Internet.
The flag is thus used as a rare representation of the Internet on a flag. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Flagspot.
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