[CREATE] Fwd: Re: [LGF-LGA] Ok, let's start with a website
jon at rejon.org
jon at rejon.org
Sun Aug 15 15:40:00 PDT 2010
Amen brother. +1
On Aug 15, 2010 10:42 PM, "Cyrille Berger" <cberger at cberger.net> wrote:
> On Sunday 08 August 2010, Camille Bissuel wrote:
>> The whole purpose of the LGA proposition is collaboration between
>> It's not "a ring to rule them all" neither.
> On a side note, it is exactly what freedesktop is about.
> The only thing that can't work under freedesktop is the certification
>> The Create wiki is very useful for "internal" work. But it's not for
> But very good for collaboration between projects :D
>> Other websites, including http://libregraphicsworld.org, aren't aimed to
>> address the LGA purpose, they are too specific. I have time to build such
>> website, so it's not a waste of time for other projects.
> While lgw does not cover the LGA purpose, it matches the lga website. To
> honest, from what I have understood, lga = lgw + create. If people thinks
> create does not works very well, I fail to see how having an "association"
> going to magically solve any problem. Especially, considering that what
> lack is mostly of animation.
> Also, creating an association with no revenue seems to be a lot of
> bureaucratic work. In many countries, the main point of registering an
> association is to get access to a bank account.
> Finally, I want to encourage any effort in promoting libre creative
> but I add my voices in the "there is already too many separated efforts,
> join force instead of creating new".
> Or alternatively, lets create something really new.
> I think the success of the blender foundation, both movies and/or tutorial
> (like ) could give us ideas.
> So we could create a magazine (available as PDF, and printed to people who
> want a paper edition, actually someone already started such a project, I
> ?), or a booklet that could be send as "commercial" to companies, a book
> (either tutorial, or a "story" book with illustration created with our
> All done with free software. Then you can show the results to
> and impress them. When I was a student, I participated in editing a
> weekly newspaper, we managed to print in four colors using a two cylinders
> rotary printer, the seller was so surprised by the result that you could
> with the machine, that he sent a few samples of our journal to the
> in Japan. This little story shows that if you do interesting things, you
> get attention.
> There is already an impressive pool of artists using our software, lets
> them together to create material that display the power of our tools. And
> require someone with energy and time to coordinate, and would bring (in my
> opinion) more added value, that yet-an-other website.
>  http://www.blender3d.org/e-shop/product_info_n.php?products_id=122
> Cyrille Berger
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