[PD] and it's PR/Marketing, or those

Hans-Christoph Steiner 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.
> Pete
> On 16 Oct 2006, at 14:12, jjjs wrote:
>> hi
>> 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  
>> projects.
>> 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  
>> project-
>> uneven and irregular [like communities are].
>> -- 
>> \js  [ http://or8.net/~johns/ ]
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