On Tuesday 27 May 2008 10:55:29 Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi All,
> Today I've been discussing with upstream replacing some non free music with
> Free music, as I need to do often when packaging games (in this case Lost
> I have been thinking recently about how convenient it would be to have a
> website where one can browse all known Fedora-Free (as in can be part of
> Fedora under the content Licensing guidelines) music.
> The Fedora package collection already contains quite a bit of music. Some
> put in -music packages because its in ogg format and thus quite large, but
> also quite a few modtracker and midi format songs, which are much smaller
> and sometimes even hidden away in .wad / .dat files.
> Thus I want to make a website with:
> -Unpacked (as in click on it and it will play) versions of all music
> included in Fedora, sorted by format and license, and preferably also
> catogorised by genre.
> -Links to other website which contain all Free, or clearly marked partially
> Free music.
> The first website which comes mind for the links section is the
> excellent: http://www.dogmazic.net/
> So now I need 2 things
> 1) Free (as in gratis) hosting, with lots of diskspace and potentially
> quite some bandwidth usage.
> 2) Someone to help me build the website, the last time I've done php / html
> was in 1999
I would be willing to help with no. 2, although I can't really help with the
hosting as mine is in a state of serious flux atm and really dosn't have
> 1) Is the most urgent without 2 I'll just create a few folders like this:
> links/index.html (good old html-1.0 list with links)
> And use apache's dir listing as html generator
I know this is crude, but
> it still beats not having any central place to checkout all the music
> already in Fedora at all by a long shot.
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