__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Monday 24 April 2006 14:14 \__
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> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> __/ [ Mark Kent ] on Thursday 13 April 2006 03:34 \__
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>>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>> __/ [ Handover Phist ] on Monday 27 March 2006 18:43 \__
>>>>> Roy Schestowitz blithely blithered
>>>>>> 'Elephants Dream' was created Open Source software.
>>>>> Not available for download yet though.
>>>> Are you thinking about downloading the source, tweaking, and
>>>> re-rendering the film?
>>> Well, I reckon if I could get all of my computers (even the old tired
>>> ones in the stables) up and running and sharing the load, it shouldn't
>>> take me more than 25 years to re-render it :-)
>> Think about re-use. I hope the film is GPL'd. Think about all these
>> FOSS-like games that are using the Quake engine. POV-Ray and datasets come
>> to mind, as well. Imagine forks of a film.
>> Person #1: "Which film have you just watched?"
>> Person #2: "Ahh.. it's some derivative of 'Elephants Dream'. It's called
>> 'Elephants Delight'".
> There is room for some very deep philosophical thinking about what
> happens to art if it be truly open licensed. I think that there are
> probably at least as many proto-artists per film director as there are
> proto-programmers per professional software project manager.
> You could christen a new site, say, "film-forge", or "art-forge", say.
Well, it could be getting closer:
Not all is available for free use however. Creative Commons Licence is
popular, but not something which resembles the GPL.
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