[Clipart] clipart.freedesktop.org and OpenOffice.org
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Thu Apr 8 15:44:16 PDT 2004
bryce at bryceharrington.com wrote:
>start collecting items for a todo list, like...
>0. Project Initiation
> * Establish an IRC channel and get together informally
> * Set up wiki with access for clipart participants
> * Get access to a web server for posting static web pages
> * Review/revise this todo list
First question, why did you start with 0 instead of 1?
Here's an IRC - irc.freenode.net/#openclipart.org
>1. Make First Clipart Package
> * Collect a couple dozen random SVG imgs useful as clipart
> * Write a README for the package
> * Add the public domain license to the package
> * Tarball the package
And we can't use SVG. OOo doesn't support them.
> * Write a basic homepage
> * Write a preliminary FAQ
> * Create a download page
> * Create a preliminary screenshots page
> * Identify other pages to work on making in the future
This isn't an actual website, it's just a JPG, but maybe it could look
something like this?
>3. Packaging Format Decision
> * Explore if existing drawing apps have a packaging format we could
> * Review the example package & discuss better packaging approaches
> * Decide metadata to include per package & create an example file
> * Write a brief HOWTO for the package creation process
>4. Clipart Push
> * Start collections of clipart for 3 different categories
> (examples: animals, vehicles, fruit & vegetables)
> * Collect 12+ items for three categories of clipart
> * Create screenshots using some of the clipart & post on website
>5. Future Planning
> * Consider web-based upload tools (WebDAV? DMS/CMS?)
> * Set up a way to capture & track requests
> * Identify next set of milestones
>Initially it'd probably be fine to allow individual svg file downloads,
>however I think as the quantity of items grows, that may become a bit of
>a hassle for users. Grouping things in packages has some organizational
>benefits for us as a project, as well (an explanation of this I wrote is
>in the archive somewhere).
If this is going to work with OpenOffice.org SVG's are out of the
question. OOo just doesn't recognize them.
Great, well-thoughtout plan, Bryce. Thank you very much.
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