[Clipart] Questions for the Community
nicu at apsro.com
Mon Jul 4 00:17:14 PDT 2005
Jon Phillips wrote:
Jon, a good way to encourage people to reply to such a questionnaire is
to take the lead and be you the first one to respond, such a move could
ease the inhibitions of the potential responders
> What characteristics typify yourself as a contributor?
> Are you more of a user, an artist, or a developer (librarian), and
I guess I am mostly artist, my development contributions are limited by
my programing skills and as user I generally use my own images.
> How many images have you contributed?
quite a few :p
> What are the top five things you contribute to the project?
images, website, mailing list, propaganda, bugzilla
> Why do you contribute to the project?
I like to draw and enjoy time doing this but I realize I am not as good
at this as I like, so a lot of exercise is needed.
but also I am very lazy so I need some motivation to work, I guess OCAL
is sometime the needed motivation.
> How long does it take to learn how to contribute?
I was involved in some FOSS projects befora OCAL, so for me was no
> How did you find out about Open Clip Art Library?
not sure, I think I read about it on a blog or mailing list around the
time when it had yet no website and was just a mailing list.
> What do you think would make the project better?
the DMS, we badly need it.
and images. lot of images.
> What are your personal goals for project?
for the near term, to dethrone Danny Allen as the number one contributor
in number of images :D
> What are your general group goals for the project?
I am in it for fun, so I want this fun increased, maybe with a larger
and friendlier community
> What would you like to learn about and do on the project in the future?
I never sat down and made such plans, but if you ask, I guess I can take
part in an aggresive promotion of our project.
> What is the primary problem on the project?
the lack of author control on his images (can't replace an obsolete
image with a newer version, can't be sure if a submitted image will be
in the following release etc.)
> What is the way to solve that problem?
work on DMS
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