Idea: ring tones and other non-software assets can be developed as CC content
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
mickey at openmoko.org
Wed Jan 31 08:00:26 CET 2007
michael at michaelshiloh.com wrote:
> Awhile back someone joined the list and said that while he wasn't a
> programmer, he was a graphic artist and would like to help in some way. A few
> days later Jon Phillips introduced himself and mentioned the Creative Commons
> license. This got me thinking about ways that non-programmers could
> contribute, and because I hang out a lot on the linux audio mailing list, it
> occurred to me that ringtones might be such a way. For many people, having the
> right ringtone seems quite important, and in a way ringtones are more
> ubiquitous than the phones themselves.
> I mentioned this to Jon, who cleverly expanded this concept to include fonts,
> graphics, and other non-software assets.
> In addition to our graphic artist, I'm sure we have musicians and other
> creative people. I look forward to seeing (and hearing) what you come up with.
> On a purely subjective note, I find most cellphone ringtones absolutely
> dismal. I'm sure we can do better.
I agree. Great idea!
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | OpenMoko Software Team
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