[Clipart] Sourceforge Issue

David Illsley david at illsley.org
Mon Apr 19 12:53:23 PDT 2004

Another thought I've had in terms of support is to see if Adobe would 
like to contribute as this project is pushing SVG and XMP.

Just a thought,

On 19 Apr 2004, at 20:46, Sigmascape1 at cs.com wrote:

>> On Sun, 18 Apr 2004, Jonathan Phillips wrote:
>>> On Sun, 2004-04-18 at 20:52, Daniel Carrera wrote:
>>>> Jonathan Phillips wrote:
>>>>> 3. We need to figure out how to track feature requests, bugs, and 
>>>>> users
>>>>> for the feature to check out our stats. Using sourceforge for these
>>>>> things is an option, but I think it might be better to explore our 
>>>>> own
>>>>> options.
>>>> Implementing something like BugZilla would be very difficult.  Is 
>>>> there any
>>>> reason not to use whatevr SF provides?
>>> Maybe there are other alternatives as well? SF.net is flaky. Maybe 
>>> it is
>>> time to jump into other endeavours. Plus, our repository is going to 
>>> be
>>> HUGE in size!
>> Also, we had put in a project request to Sourceforge for this project 
>> at
>> the outset, and it was not accepted because it was too different from 
>> a
>> software project for them.
>> Bryce
> I've had similar issues with SF. SF is really great, but they don't 
> like content-based projects. As mentioned earlier, the bandwidth can 
> become a big problem for them. It's too bad though. The collaborative 
> tools associated with SF would be great for this project and similar 
> projects. Isn't there a way to hook up with some university? I've seen 
> so many redundant, goofy stuff of various university sites. It seems 
> like such a wonderful, open concept as this would be a great match for 
> a university or a series of universities.
> Last week, I wrote this list about finding a free place to deposit my 
> content. It's hard. Maybe a letter-writing effort can be developed, 
> aimed at companies that would benefit directly from a repository of 
> open, liberally licensed content... maybe a Lindows (linspire), 
> Mandrake, Novell/SuSE. There are lots of commercial Linux 
> distributions that could use this sort of common resource. Possibly, 
> all of these companies and more could set-up something for free 
> clipart/content.
> Thanks!
> Mitch Featherston
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