Re: [ox-en] Peer Economy. A Transition Concept.
- From: graham <graham theseamans.net>
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 13:50:08 +0100
Christian Siefkes wrote:
there doesn't seem to be a general-purpose directory collecting detail
information (which projects can add and edit themselves) over all kinds of
free design projects. Or did I overlook something? Anyone knows better? --
Graham, I assume you would know whether there exists some such
general-purpose "Free Design Directory"?
And if it doesn't yet exist, maybe it would be a good idea to set it up?
At any point in time over the last few years there has been someone
somewhere trying to do this, and I'm sure there is now too (though I
haven't looked lately). There is even one by an oekonux member which was
presented at the last conference..
There are also some people trying to set up general electronics designs
directories, some of which last longer than others.
IMO the reason they have not had more success than they have is because
'design' is too general. Even 'electronic design' is too general (do you
mean chips, or embedded systems, or...). A general directory can't
specialise enough to be useful for any particular context.
IMO more useful than starting another listing would be an adaptation of
DOAP which would allow a design search engine to find designs held
within their natural, specialised context.
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