[permaculture] Open Source Permaculture

Chris Watkins chriswaterguy at appropedia.org
Mon Apr 16 03:46:23 EDT 2012


Btw, does anyone have any news on permaculture.info? Is it possible to
recover the information that was on there?

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 01:06, Chris Watkins
<chriswaterguy at appropedia.org>wrote:

> Hi folks - have you seen the *Open Source Permaculture<http://www.indiegogo.com/OpenPermaculture>
>  *project? They're fundraising, and are just over a day from the finish
> date.
>
> I believe this will be a real boost for permaculture. For one thing,
> they're being really collaborative - e.g. for the permaculture wiki,
> they'll be using Appropedia. And for the ebook, when we put an argument for
> using an open license (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike), they
> agreed and acted on it. And Sophia Novack seems to have a history of
> getting things done.
>
> So, I'd encourage you to keep an eye on this project. And if you're in a
> position to contribute, please do. If you want to read more:
>
>    - Open Source Permaculture: Interview with Sophia Novak<http://lynnfang.com/2012/03/open-source-permaculture-interview-with-sophia-novak/>
>    , *Upcycled Love*.
>    - Crowdfunding Open Source Permaculture<http://www.shareable.net/blog/crowd-funding-open-source-permaculture>
>    , *Shareable*.
>    - Open Source Permaculture<http://www.permies.com/t/13927/permaculture/Open-Source-Permaculture>
>    , discussion on *Permies.com*. ("Open source" "open content" and "open
>    licenses" explained)
>
> (Btw, I see that Permaculture.info was up briefly but went down again -
> this is really unfortunate, and it highlights the need for a central,
> well-maintained resource, with public backups, that we can build together.)
>
> Cheers
> --
> Chris Watkins
>
> Appropedia.org - Sharing knowledge to build rich, sustainable lives.
>
>


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Chris Watkins

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