[cc-metadata] metadata fun
mailings at bdisfunctional.net
Wed Jul 27 15:12:08 EDT 2005
>>I think it is very important to have easy accessible libraries/tools to
>>use for developers (and maybe end-users as well) to make sure the
>>embedding of CC metadate gets as widespread as possible and a lively dev
>>community might be the right way to facilitate this. I'm curious as what
>>are the plans of CC in combination with developers?
> Right, there are so many ways to do this. However, the best IMO from
> experience dev'ing on Inkscape and other projects is to do one thing
> well. And then, develop a mission around this one thing...after that is
> proven, then expand.
I totally agree
> This "one thing" could be up for debate. Open Source works well if you
> stick to the KISS (keep it simple stupid) policy for development when
> starting out.
> Also, developing a dev. community is more than just putting things up on
> sourceforge.net...it takes time, setting a mood, developing a nucleus of
> activity, etc.
I agree. We do need some kind of core (person/idea) around which we can
organize al sorts of activities.
>>ps: Btw I am involved with the Dutch Creative Commons and I'd like to
>>help out with this.
> Cool...in what way would you like to contribute?
I'd like to help out with getting people together and programming.
Whereas my programming experience is mostly based around php and
webdevelopment. To give you some impression of some of the stuff I do:
I'm the lead developer of Simuze an online/offline Dutch music community
have a look at http://www.simuze.nl
What chat channel do
> ppl. hang out in? irc.freenode.net #cc ??? That would be a rockin one.
To be honest...in our case (CC NL) I am the only tech dude at the
moment. We're working on getting more people onboard. Be it techies or
other kinds ;). However the irc #cc channel is a good idea. Is something
like this already alive? If not how can we start out a channel like this?
More information about the cc-metadata