Re: [linux-audio-user]

From: Frank smith <fsmith@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sat Jul 02 2005 - 02:29:40 EEST

Hi John
Let me know what you need, I'm in Cardiff at the moment.
Can code a website and use only OpenSource to record with.
Would be nice to showcase our stuff

John Mulholland wrote:

> I am the person responsible for
> Please allow me to introduce myself. I am twenty six, and a sometime
> student living in Southampton, UK. I live and breathe music, and I
> guess I would be referred to as a geek by most of my friends.
> I registered the domain sometime ago. Until about two weeks ago the
> site was actually quite broad. There was a glossary, downloads, a
> reading lists, downloads (culled from sharewaremusicmachine) and lots
> and lots of news items (creative commons, p2p, patents, stuff like
> that.) I was working on getting the site to show in several different
> languages (using a tool called mamblefish) when it all went badly wrong.
> The server guys have kindly provided me with a backup with which I am
> looking to rebuild the site. There is some truth in the sentence that
> the site is run by a group of volunteers. In as much as that there are
> one or two other people who have expressed an interest. However, I
> have done the vast majority of the work on my own. And (as I am by no
> means an IT ninja, so this stuff takes me a long time) ... there has
> been many sleepless nights.
> I was just thinking about the site when I saw these emails pop up in
> Thunderbird.
> I would love it to be a community run (not for profit) site. This was
> always my wish for the site. I think a mambo powered CMS could be of
> great benefit. However, I have not so far had much luck in attracting
> help. (This really is my fault as I am not very good at asking for
> help.) If people are interested in developing the site and making use
> of it as a community resource I would be delighted. I dont think I can
> do it on my own. I have neither the time, money or knowledge needed to
> do it justice. So far I have paid all the server bills, and I will be
> happy to continue to do so for as long as I can afford.
> Should there be no interest in developing the site this way then I
> think I'll do the following. Write an introductory piece for the front
> page for those new to open source computing, and then suggest three or
> four programs for each section. And then leave it that.
> I would like it to be used in the best possible way that benefits
> others. I guess this list is the best place to raise the question
> about its use. It's up to you all. I am not looking for any money from
> it. If you are interested in helping please do get in touch.
> Thanks all for the oppurtunity to introduce myself, and I hope this
> has gone someway to answering those questions. As for the programs in
> the wrong categories, yep thats all my fault.
> John
> Brett McCoy wrote:
>> Jan Weil wrote:
>>> Does anyone happen to know who's behind
>>> <>?
>>> "The site is run by a group of volunteers who devote lots of time, and
>>> many many sleepless nights." seems a little vague...
>> Why do they have Audacity listed under samplers and Ardour and Wired
>> under sequencers? Actually, Rosegarden shouldn't be under sequencers
>> either... it's far more than just a sequencer. I think 'DAW' would
>> be a more accruate category for these...
>> -- Brett
>> -----------
>> Programmer by day, Guitarist by Night
Received on Thu Jul 7 16:17:13 2005

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