[PD] and it's PR/Marketing, or those
hans at eds.org
Fri Oct 20 06:47:40 CEST 2006
Not to discount this discussion, but we have a lot of discussion,
what we need it more work done. That usually why things are the way
things are: nobody's done the work. Its not too often that people
want things in some fucked up way.
On Oct 16, 2006, at 9:33 AM, Pete Hindle wrote:
> I thought I'd chip in on this discussion as a low-level user,
> because the discussion had drifted away into technical discussions
> about crashes on various platforms.
> Where I live there is a community-led cinema starting up, and in
> order to function they've split up organisation into different
> groups. There is the planning group, the bar staff group, the
> marketing group, etc. Perhaps the PD community could do something
> similar, and by doing a little bit of organisation make these big
> jobs into something more manageable. Personally, I don't think I
> know enough about PD to take on the job of re-editing the homepage
> - my point was that PD could present a friendlier face to the
> world. What that face should look like has to be decided by more
> than one person.
> On 16 Oct 2006, at 14:12, jjjs wrote:
>> On 10/16/06, Pete Hindle <petehindle at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>>> For instance, the website puredata.info could use some sprucing up.
>>> I don't have any CMS axe to grind, but it would be nice if the front
>>> page was less technobabble and more advertisement for PD.
>> well, there seems to be some misunderstanding about open source
>> there is no army of HTML designers ready to do this redesign. pretty
>> much everything associated with pd was done because somebody gave
>> their time to do it.
>> so, *you* could do it [prolly involves work], but there's no one else
>> who's going to pick it up. it's not like apple [ipod-land], where
>> people are paid to do this kinda work. it's a community based
>> uneven and irregular [like communities are].
>> \js [ http://or8.net/~johns/ ]
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